On the first day of Christmas, our AIS specialist gave to us…some great information on his favorite topic. Sing along, won’t you?
Dr. William Karasov’s research shows commonly used manufacturing flame retardant increases mortality, stunts growth of tadpoles.
The goal is to raise awareness and understanding of remediation efforts in the Great Lakes area, and recruit new partners to the cause.
Dr. Athelstan Spilhaus would have celebrated his 100th birthday on Friday, Nov. 25. UW Sea Grant’s takes note of this accomplished man who is responsible for the National Sea Grant College Program.
UW Sea Grant works with partners on the Clean Marina Program. There are now 17 certified clean marinas, promising stronger businesses and cleaner waters in 2012.
In 2011, UW Sea Grant-funded AIS experts and inspectors reached more boaters and anglers than last year–in part because there were more of them.
Not content to merely disrupt the Great Lakes’ ecosystem, round gobies have invaded Wisconsin’s rivers and streams. UW Sea Grant researchers Jake Vander Zanden and Matt Kornis are trying to track the gobies’ potentially devastating impact.
UW Sea Grant outreach specialists will spend the fall helping Wisconsin’s coastal communities ensure they’re prepared for the potential effects of climate change.
UW Sea Grant’s Tim Campbell provides a run-down on a recent statewide aquatic invasive species coordinators’ meeting. From awareness-raising public presentations to working with the Boy Scouts, there are a lot of good things happening.
Even though certain invasive species have positive impacts, it’s important to remember why they got the negative ‘invasives’ tag in the first place.