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Sunset on Lake Superior aboard the Research Vessel Blue Heron

UMD Faculty Member Demonstrates Her Timely Research

September 22, 2020

“The Burden and Behavior of Plastics in Lake Superior and Beyond”

Five people standing, one is holding a large fish. Photo credit: UW-Stevens Point Northern Aquaculture Demonstration Facility.

Great Lakes Aquaculture Day 2020

September 18, 2020

This free virtual event features Great Lakes fish farmers, aquaculture experts, Sea Grant extension educators, and top area chefs.

Lake Superior beach scene

Expert Alert: Chemistry and Microplastics

August 6, 2020

Melissa Maurer-Jones researches the impact of plastics on Lake Superior.

Planet Earth showing North and South America from space

Celebrate Earth Day & Bioblitz with Minnesota Sea Grant

April 22, 2020

Minnesota Sea Grant has a few ideas to get you outside and celebrating (with appropriate precautions and social distancing, of... more

Lake Superior with bridge in the background

Downing Honored

November 26, 2019

University of Minnesota Sea Grant director honored as American Association for the Advancement of Science 2019 Fellow.

Lake Superior in Duluth, Minnesota

Meeting Consumer Demand for Fish

September 19, 2019

Great Lakes Sea Grant programs awarded $1 million for aquaculture collaborative.

UMD SCSE graduate student Kirsten Rhude with Lake Superior in the background

Knauss Fellowship Finalist

July 24, 2019

Graduate student Kirsten Rhude has been named as Minnesota Sea Grant's 2020 Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship finalist.... more

Two people crouched down looking at fishing boat, over the image are the words "Great Lakes Aquatic Invasive Species Landing Blitz"

Protecting Lakes and Rivers

June 25, 2019

Minnesota Sea Grant helps host the Aquatic Invasive Species Landing Blitz on Sunday, June. 30.

Woman taking picture of tree, with the words "See nature. Take photos. Share. Do science. Learn more. April 26-29, 2019, Duluth, Cloquet, Hermantown, Proctor, Superior, Carlton, City Nature Challenge 2019. Join the competition among cities and regions

Citizen Scientists Needed

April 23, 2019

Twin Ports communities to participate in global City Nature Challenge.

Water flowing into a eutrophic lake from agricultural fields. Algae is already abundant in the stream where it has grown due to high nutrients and temperatures (July 2014). Credit: John A. Downing/Minnesota Sea Grant.

Sometimes It’s Not Good to be Green

March 26, 2019

Greening of lakes will significantly increase greenhouse gas emissions.

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