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January 2013

What Good is a Diatom

These tiny particles have inspired everyone from Victorian microscopists to Lake Superior researchers. Read how diatoms are helping paint the picture of Lake Superior history today.

Cruising the Great Lakes

Coastal cruise ship M/V Yorktown's visit to the Duluth-Superior Harbor represents an on-the-rise tourism option for Great Lakes lovers. It also offers on-board education and revenue to Duluth.

Readers Want to Know: How does cigarette litter impact Lake Superior?

The research isn't all there quite yet, but the Beach Sweep is already helping to prevent the negative consequences of coastal litter.

Playing the Game The Updated Watershed Game For Sustainable Coastal Communities

The highly acclaimed board game continues to educate community leaders about best water management practices, now with a couple new updates.

Getting Real About Climate Change

A year of treacherous weather prompts us to be "climate ready." Are you?

Success! A Salute to Lake Superior's Sustainable Fisheries 2012

200 guests, 10 chefs, 1 fish! The response to the "Fish Fling" and winners come to light.

New Projects!

We're increasing Great Lakes literacy, continuing to fight the spread of aquatic invasive species, and helping assess extreme weather losses.

Staff Updates

Three must be our lucky number: Minnesota Sea Grant adds three rookies to its hard-hitting roster as three veterans climb the steps of the aquatic management world.

Did Ja Know?

In 2005 researchers described a new species of diatom, endemic only to Lake Superior and Lake Nipigon.

Bow Watch

Looking Ahead

Director Jeff Gunderson explains Minnesota Sea Grant's resolutions for 2013 and beyond.

New Publications & Services

Products and Publications

Check out our latest publications, including Life of the Lakes: A Guide to the Great Lakes Fishery; Superior Facts: 3-quadrillion Gallons, one Great Lake; and more.


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