In a concise and informative video released today, Wisconsin Sea Grant presents the science behind the effectiveness of green infrastructure—rain gardens or green roofs, for instance. Green infrastructure can turn down the heat and improve water quality and habitat by absorbing heavy rainfall and diverting it from a sewer system. The question is, what combination Read more about New video explores greening of Milwaukee to combat heat island and flooding[…]
Now retired from her position as a water quality specialist in Green Bay, Vicky Harris reflects on her 50-year on-again off-again relationship with Sea Grant.
On Thursday, April 15, Dr. Sarah Balgooyen will talk about what are frequently dubbed “forever chemicals.”
On Thursday, March 18, at 7 p.m., Tim Campbell will speak about “What cartoon zebra mussels taught me about invasive species communication.”
Sea Grant’s Deidre Peroff and Belle Pappalardo are working with Milwaukee Riverkeeper to educate students about the issue of plastic pollution in the Great Lakes.
On Feb. 22, Wisconsin Sea Grant and the University of Wisconsin Water Resources Institute held a fellows convocation and award event.
The next River Talk will take place via Zoom at 7 p.m. (Central Time) Wednesday, March 3. During “A River of Poems,” a dozen poets from around the world and across the country will read their powerful, provocative and beautiful poems about rivers – the St. Louis River or others.
Adam Bechle will speak March 4 at a virtual meeting of the American Water Resources Association Wisconsin Section.
The next River Talk will take place via Zoom at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10. Alexis Berke with the Great Lakes Aquarium will present, “A virtual visit: Explore the St. Louis River exhibits and animals at the Great Lakes Aquarium.”
Deb DeLuca, Madelyn Leopold, Becky Sapper and Lori Tate joined the Advisory Council in fall 2020.