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December 2001

"Safety First" for Genetically Modified Organisms

Genetically modified food and animals hold promises but also cause concern. Sea Grant is working with various groups to help find ways to manage these organisms.

New Exotic Species Projects Funded

The National Sea Grant College Program awarded Minnesota Sea Grant $246,000 for three projects, all of which will be conducted in cooperation with other Great Lakes Sea Grant Programs over the next two years.

Kapuscinski Honored with World's Preeminent Marine Conservation Award

Anne Kapuscinski, professor of fisheries, wildlife, and conservation biology and Minnesota Sea Grantís fisheries and biotechnology extension educator, was chosen as one of ten Pew Marine Conservation Fellows for 2001.

Odd Jobs

Three graduate students give us a glimpse of the unusual things they sometimes do in the name of science for their Lake Superior-related research projects.

Educating Legislators

Minnesota Sea Grant helped with an excursion on Lake Superior for members of the Minnesota Legislative Commission on Natural Resources.

Where Are They Now?

This is a profile of Mark Hove, a former Sea Grant-funded undergraduate student who now works as a biologist, specializing in freshwater mussels, for the University of Minnesota and Macalester College.

Staff Update

The Water on the Web project earned an award from the Great Lakes Sea Grant Network.

Did Ja Know?

A fun factoid related to information found in this newsletter.

New Publications & Services

Minnesota Shoreland CD Available

For $4 you can own a compact disk of the award-winning Minnesota Shoreland Management Resource Guide Web site. This CD provides a wealth of shoreland and lake management information specific to Minnesota and is a convenient alternative to visiting the Web site.

Journal Reprints

This lists 4 recently-published scientific journal reprints we have available for free.


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