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How Well Do You Know Your Beach?

As part of a three-state Sea Grant program project, UW Sea Grant will survey Milwaukee County beachgoers about where they’d like to get real-time information about the Lake Michigan beaches they use.

Real-Time Wave Information for Kayakers in the Apostle Islands

Kayaking at the mainland sea caves in the Apostle Islands? Before you leave Myers Beach, check out this web site: SeaCavesWatch.org. It gives you the wave height at the sea caves just 30 minutes ago. Remember, waves at the sea caves can be much, much larger than at the beach.

Wisconsin Leads in World Mercury Research

Wisconsin Sea Grant has long led the field in toxics research. Mercury is one area of study and four key scientists outlined the state’s role in understanding the effects of mercury in aquatic ecosystems.

Surf’s Up for Safety

The Great Lakes Sea Grant Network wins an award for service to the Great Lakes surfing community through its rip current awareness efforts.