Art as a Voice for Science
The River Talks will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 12 with “Art as a Voice for Science,” an in-person and virtual presentation at the Lake Superior Estuarium given by Adam Swanson, local muralist and environmental artist whose work has been exhibited internationally.
Love the lakes? Nominate the next Wisconsin Sea Grant Great Lakes Champion Award-winner
To raise awareness about the importance of the Great Lakes to Wisconsin’s culture and economy, Wisconsin Sea Grant announced today it will confer a Great…
Kewaunee Marina overcoming challenges for Clean Marina certification
Staff at the city marina in Kewaunee, Wisconsin, were interested in voluntarily gaining certification as a clean marina, but several challenges faced them. Lucky for them, the Wisconsin Clean Marina Program not only certifies marinas in the state as environmentally friendly, it also helps them get to that point by providing guidance, training and technical assistance in adopting best management practices that reduce pollution and protect Wisconsin’s waterways.
River History and Winter Stories
The River Talks will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 8 with “History of the Upper Estuary and Fond du Lac Neighborhood: River History and Winter Stories,” an in-person presentation at the Lake Superior Estuarium Confluence Room (3 Marina Drive, Barker’s Island in Superior) given by Christine Carlson, historian, and Mark McConnell, an Elder with the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.
Unique collaboration helps marinas install green infrastructure
Nature-based techniques installed at marinas can minimize water pollution, eliminate flooding and improve aesthetics. New video offers details.
We’ve got fleas!
The River Talks will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8 with “We’ve Got Fleas! Invaders and Nonlocal Beings on Water and Land,” a…
Allie Pesano: On a treasure hunt for birds
Allie Pesano's love of birds has her researching the impacts of per- and polyfluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS) on the reproductive success of birds in the Duluth area.
Water equity podcast wins two national awards
The Water We Swim In is a multi-episode podcast series created and hosted by Bonnie Willison, Sea Grant’s digital storyteller, along with student Hali Jama.…
Eating snails, for science
Sea Grant's fisheries specialist recently joined a top chef for the collection of nonnative snails for a tasty meal. It will air on a nationally broadcast program on the Outdoor Channel in January.
New study: Northeastern Wisconsin PFAS plume moves into Green Bay via groundwater
Sea Grant-funded research has found PFAS and PFOA, known as forever chemicals and detrimental to human health, have spread into the Great Lakes via a contaminated site in northeastern Wisconsin.