A research project used a unique combination of technologies to discover habitats off the North Shore of Lake Superior where lake trout are likely to spawn.
The new Great Lakes Aquarium in Duluth, MN, uses Lake Superior as the “lens” though which the world’s large bodies of fresh water and global freshwater issues are examined. Find out how Sea Grant helped in the aquarium’s development and how we will continue to cooperate.
University of Minnesota Researcher to Study Endocrine Disruption in Fish from Duluth-Superior Harbor
The National Sea Grant College Program has awarded Deborah Swackhamer $298,000 for a two-year biotechnology project, which will be the first to offer a broad look at how exposure to xenoestrogens (environmental contaminants that disrupt reproduction and other functions) can affect individuals, populations, and communities of biological organisms.
See 2 of the 35 teachers who attended a water monitoring technology workshop we hosted along with the Science Museum of Minnesota and the Audubon Center of the North Woods.
This is a profile of Kathleen Mayo, a former Sea Grant-funded graduate student who now works as a water quality scientist with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Chicago, IL.
The Water on the Web site won an award, and one of our staff members was named to a regional committee.
Minnesota Sea Grant Director Carl Richards describes the importance of the Great Lakes Aquarium.
New Publications & Services
Information for shoreland stewards is available on the Web.
...is probably contained in the studies listed in our 60-page “Research Bibliography on Eurasian Ruffe.”
We have a recently-published scientific journal reprint about Eurasian ruffe available for free.
A wallet-sized card is available that helps identify this nuisance plant.