Global Warming’s Impacts Predicted
A Sea Grant researcher interprets climate change models and discusses what this could mean for Lake Superior.
Minnesota Sea Grant is hosting the ninth international Zebra Mussel and Aquatic Nuisance Species Conference in Duluth (April 26-30, 1999). Find out what the conference will feature and how you can get involved.
Recycling isn’t such a good thing where Lake Superior and PCBs (polychlorinated biphenyls) are concerned. Sea Grant researchers have found that Lake Superior converts PCBs into fish food instead of burying them in its sediment like smaller freshwater lakes do.
University of Minnesota Extension Service educators were exposed to information about Minnesota’s water resources during a special boat cruise last fall.
Find out where the vice chancellor for academic administration at the University of Minnesota Duluth grew up and how it’s made him appreciate Minnesota’s lakes.
We have two new volunteers, a new graphic designer, and have promoted one staff member.
New Publications & Services
The national Sea Grant Network has created a Web site devoted to coastal hazards awareness and mitigation.
If you are interested in waterfront living, having a low impact on the shoreland environment, identifying aquatic plants, or learning what Minnesotans think about their lakes, have we got some publications for you!
Wisconsin Sea Grant offers a Web site, and waterproof dive guides devoted to the wrecks of the Apostle Islands.
Our free fact sheet about the rusty crayfish has been revised.
People who can understand and write science-based stories will continue to be in demand. This 74-page reader for high school teachers and students introduces critical environmental issues facing the Great Lakes and oceans. Cost is $6.
This lists four recently-published scientific journal reprints we have available for free.