Wisconsin Sea Grant Funding VHS Research

Wisconsin’s general fishing opener is Saturday, May 7. Anglers will be out for prize catches like trout or bass. UW Sea Grant is funding research on viral hemorrhagic septicemia (VHS) to perhaps better protect those species in the future.

Meet Our New Staff Member

In late March, Erik Rollefson joins Wisconsin Sea Grant to help raise awareness about aquatic invasive species.

Sheboygan Forum: For the Sake of Lake Michigan

On Wednesday, April 13, UW Sea Grant will partner with the Lake Michigan Forum to host a free public seminar to discuss a plan to clean up the Sheboygan headwaters of Lake Michigan.

High schoolers compete in Lake Sturgeon Bowl

Teams of marine-science-minded teens competed in Milwaukee on Feb. 5. Marshfield High School again captured a victory in the Lake Sturgeon Bowl. The team now moves to a spring National Ocean Sciences Bowl battle in Galveston, Texas, hoping to win their third crown. Last year, the team’s prize was a trip on a sea-going schooner. Students and teachers across Wisconsin are eligible to participate in this annual science-literacy competition.