Tag Wisconsin Sea Grant

Wisconsin Sea Grant research explores walleye for aquaculture

October 19, 2017

A two-year research project funded by UW–Madison-based Wisconsin Sea Grant compares the production of walleye, a native Wisconsin fish, and saugeye, a natural hybrid of walleye and sauger, in an aquaculture system.

Swab the deck and grab the microscope: Wisconsin educators sail Lake Michigan

August 15, 2017

A dozen educators from Minnesota and Wisconsin have set sail from the Port of Milwaukee on a one-of-a-kind professional development workshop aboard the sailing vessel Denis Sullivan.

Sea Grant project seeks to protect 22 Lake Michigan coastal communities

August 11, 2017

Wisconsin Sea Grant is launching a new project to cut erosion and protect Lake Michigan shoreline homes, beaches and harbors.

How much would you pay for a fishing trip?

June 30, 2017

Findings show that a Wisconsin angler would be willing to pay an average of $140 for a successful Lake Michigan trip that targeted Chinook salmon.

A data tool for homeowners to make rain gardens more effective

January 11, 2017

A UW–Madison team is using a combination of outreach, sampling and detailed watershed modeling to remove obstacles that prevent more widespread use of green infrastructure, and, more importantly, evaluate which green infrastructure strategies are most effective in which areas.

Unraveling the radium riddle

January 9, 2017

UW-Madison researchers began a two-year grant from the University of Wisconsin Water Resources Institute (WRI) to examine water samples taken from 22 monitoring wells in and around Dane County to try to determine the geological strata that contribute to elevated radium levels in groundwater.