The United States Patent Office has awarded Fred Binkowski, University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Aquaculture Specialist, a patent on the process he developed for out-of-cycle spawning for yellow perch.
In February, deputy director Jim Hurley will assume the role of director of the environmental health division at the State Lab of Hygiene.
Wisconsin Water Librarian Anne Moser has made it her outreach mission to improve literacy and library use among underserved children as part of the “Make a Splash—Read” campaign. This week, she brought her story hour road show to the Neenk Chungra Head Start Program in the Wisconsin Dells.
Former Sea Grant staff member Gregory Dexter Hedden died on Oct. 17. He pursued the possibility of sustainable mining in the Great Lakes.