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.
After nearly three decades of guiding UW Sea Grant in new and exciting directions, Anders Andren announces his retirement and reflects on his sizable accomplishments.
In April, the National Sea Grant Office did a top-to-bottom review of Wisconsin Sea Grant. The results are now in.
When it comes to Great Lakes restoration, Asian Carp and the round goby are re-proving the old Tom Wolfe adage: You can’t go home again.
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.
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 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.