Sea Grant-funded researcher Katherine McMahon and Ph.D. student Lucas Beversdorf have documented a previously under-reported role of nitrogen in toxic green-algae blooms. They are also working on a water-quality sampling device that will more quickly alert people to the presence, and danger, of the blooms.
On July 22, the nationally victorious Marshfield High School team is off to Hawaii to claim their first-place prize in the National Ocean Sciences Bowl.
Quick! What do a mixer, a memory foam pillow and a GPS unit have in common? Answer: All are tools that can help tell the story of the St. Louis River Estuary.
The money will go to hire a coastal storms outreach coordinator for the Great Lakes region.
Just like in the ocean, Lakes Michigan and Superior can harbor rip currents. Learn what to look for and how to keep safe.
At the end of June, UW Sea Grant Assistant Director Mary Lou Reeb retires, after 36 years of service with the organization.
Preliminary dives begin this week.
The Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute is formulating a strategic plan for 2014-2018. It all begins with a bottom-up process in which we invite broad participation, including yours
Jennifer Phillips was recently named a 2013 Dean A. Knauss Sea Grant Fellow. She will be off to Washington, D.C., next year for a 12-month stint in, she hopes, the executive branch, to better marry science and policy making.
A project more than four decades in the making, work finally begins on the restoration of Green Bay’s Cat Island chain.