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A public safety project initiated by the University of Wisconsin–Madison to prevent kayaking tragedies has been turned over to the National Park Service and several partners.
Exactly 174 Wisconsin fish can now fit into your pocket. And they’re not even wet, or smelly. Visit UW Sea Grant’s Wisconsin Fish Identification website seagrant.wisc.edu/fishid and download the free Android or iOS app to quickly identify the fish of Wisconsin’s lakes, ponds, rivers and streams. There is a mobile website as well.
Invasive species are known for disturbing their new homes. Whether it's the zebra mussels in the Great Lakes or garlic mustard in native woodlands, their rampant multiplication crowds out native species.
Tracking Davidson’s Goliaths: Marine archaeologists to survey wrecks of Australasia, Adriatic in Whitefish BayJune 20, 2012
At a time when everyone else had switched to iron and steel, James Davidson steadfastly clung to wood, building some of the largest wooden schooners ever to sail the Great Lakes, and becoming a legendary shipbuilding titan in the process.
University of Wisconsin–Madison Graduate School Dean Martin Cadwallader today (Monday, April 9) announced the appointment of James P. Hurley as the new director of the Aquatic Sciences Center, effective May 1.
Research into the mysterious sounds that lake sturgeon produce resumes in April, or whenever the water warms to a temperature conducive for fish spawning, which is the best time to experience sturgeon “thunder.”
Gregory Dexter Hedden, with the Wisconsin Sea Grant College Program, provided advisory and technical support to the nascent Great Lakes mining industry spawned by those discoveries. Hedden died on Monday, Oct. 17, in Madison at age 92.
Kayaking in the Apostle Islands is a popular, affordable adventure for many people. But it can be dangerous. Now, a website provides data on wave heights so kayakers can know the conditions before they go.