This spring, a small but dedicated group of people gathered in the woods near the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay campus to commemorate restoration efforts that are beginning on the Wequiock Creek Natural Area.
Julia Noordyk, our water quality and coastal communities outreach specialist, said the East River Resiliency Collaborative was her favorite 2020 project.
Megan Hoff recently completed her graduate research assistantship in Green Bay, working for Sea Grant Staffer Julia Noordyk. This was the first time such an opportunity has been offered at one of our field offices. Hoff’s work for Noordyk and for her master’s degree in environmental science and policy at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay involved working with the community to develop a watershed management plan for Mahon and Wequiock creeks, which flow through the campus. Science Communicator Marie Zhuikov caught up with Hoff recently, just after she finished a drive across the country to Oregon, where she is starting a new job in Newport as a shellfish assessment biologist. Yes, she’ll be working with clams.
The 6th annual Clean Bay Backers’ Bringing Back the Bay Tour took place on Sept. 9. It included a report card on the health of the Fox River in Green Bay and a behind-the-scenes look at Tetra Tech’s operations — the general contractor overseeing remediation on PCB-laden sediment dredged from the river, with oversight from Read more about A Win for the Clean Bay Backers[…]