Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Urban Stormwater Management Research and Outreach

Urban Stormwater Management Research and Outreach

Lake Champlain studies green stormwater infrastructure

Posted: Friday, July 18, 2014

Lake Champlain Sea Grant is funding research to determine the best treatment to reduce stormwater runoff pollution by comparing water quality across different soil media,...


Anchors Aweigh in Superior!

Anchors Aweigh in Superior!

New geocaching project highlights Great Lakes maritime history

Posted: Thursday, July 17, 2014

Six new geocaches are now located in Superior. Geocaching is a high-tech version of orienteering that relies on a hand-held Global Position System unit instead of a compass. These...


Chicago suburbs save water and money curbing outdoor water use

Chicago suburbs save water and money curbing outdoor water use

Inefficient outdoor water use is a strain on a water supply already pushed to the brink

Posted: Monday, July 14, 2014

Water conservation has moved center stage in the Chicago suburbs. Summer shortages are a major concern here, and communities are looking to tackle the problem at its source:...


Former Vice President Al Gore Headlines Sustainability Conference

Former Vice President Al Gore Headlines Sustainability Conference

Posted: Monday, July 07, 2014

At the invitation of the University of Hawaii Sea Grant College Program (UH Sea Grant), former Vice President Al Gore gave a rousing seminar to a full house at the University of...


Words of Wisdom from the Great Lakes

Words of Wisdom from the Great Lakes

Sunset Career Awards at the 2014 Great Lakes Regional Sea Grant Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Sea Grant greats were honored with Sunset Career Awards at the Great Lakes Regional Sea Grant Meeting in Erie, PA June 16-18, 2014.  They all plan to retire before the next...


Georgia Sea Grant Reels in Black Gill

Georgia Sea Grant Reels in Black Gill

Shrimpers battle against a reemerging parasite

Posted: Friday, June 20, 2014

As shrimpers battle against a reemerging parasite, Georgia Sea Grant is providing research and outreach to battle this threat to Georgia’s largest commercial fishery.


Scientists seek answers to open-ocean aquaculture unknowns

Scientists seek answers to open-ocean aquaculture unknowns

Posted: Friday, June 13, 2014

Florida Sea Grant researcher Daniel Benetti is currently assessing the environmental impacts of open-ocean aquaculture on the marine ecosystem with funding from a National Sea Grant...


Delaware Sea Grant helps town of Laurel balance environment and development along riverfront

Delaware Sea Grant helps town of Laurel balance environment and development along riverfront

Improving water quality the historic riverfront town of Laurel, DE

Posted: Monday, June 09, 2014

Looking to improve water quality both locally in the river and as part of a regional effort to restore the Chesapeake Bay watershed, the town of Laurel, Delaware is reimagining its...


Research Sleuths Track Down Elusive PFCs in Long Island Sound Watershed

Research Sleuths Track Down Elusive PFCs in Long Island Sound Watershed

Posted: Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Mike Whitney, PhD and Penny Vlahos, PhD, Associate Professors of Marine Sciences at the University of Connecticut, are a physical and chemical oceanographer team that are funded by...


Why West Coast Crab Fishers and Tugboat Captains Aren’t Feeling Crabby

Why West Coast Crab Fishers and Tugboat Captains Aren’t Feeling Crabby

Washington Sea Grant’s Steve Harbell helps these industries find a better way to share...

Posted: Tuesday, May 27, 2014

It might seem incongruous to talk of traffic disputes and costly collisions in an area as vast as the waters off the Pacific coast. But that’s the situation that afflicted the...


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