Sturgeon, Recollected

As part of the lead-up to the launch of the 80th annual sturgeon spearing season on Feb. 11, our outreach specialist shares some thoughts about the unique experience of sturgeon culture.

ROV Donation is a Boon for Students and Researchers

UW-Milwaukee’s School of Freshwater Sciences recently received a remotely operated vehicle from Collins Engineers Inc. The Milwaukee firm is supporting the work of aspiring underwater engineers, and other Sea Grant-funded researchers with the technology.

Happy Birthday, Dr. Spilhaus

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.

Strength in Boat-Inspection Numbers

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.