Tag: UW Sea Grant

To take ‘pulse’ of bay’s nutrient loading, Zorn wins $222K Sea Grant award

Prof. Michael Zorn of UW-Green Bay’s Natural and Applied Sciences program is the recipient of a two-year, $221,961 grant from the Wisconsin Sea Grant program. His project is titled “Extreme Events, Watershed Loadings and Climate Change: Implications for the Management and Long Term Health of the Green Bay, Lake Michigan, Ecosystem.” With co-investigators Kevin Fermanich […]

Forsythe lands $235,000 for fisheries studies

Wisconsin Sea Grant on Thursday announced a $2 million omnibus grant to fund Great Lakes research, education and outreach, including a project at UW-Green Bay. Assistant Prof. Patrick Forsythe of Natural and Applied Sciences received a $235,000 share to contribute to a larger study of the role wetlands play as refuge for fish including prized […]

UW-Green Bay well represented as Harrises offer final ‘State of the Bay’

Several researchers with significant UW-Green Bay histories were featured in a front-page story in Friday’s (Feb. 21) Green Bay Press-Gazette, and in other news media, discussing their take on the condition of the Bay of Green Bay. Prof. Emeritus Bud Harris of NAS and former UW Sea Grant researcher Vicky Harris released what’s been described […]

Bud and Vicky Harris to speak Thursday on ‘State of the Bay’

Two veteran researchers, UW-Green Bay Emeritus Prof. Bud Harris of NAS and former Sea Grant researcher Vicky Harris, are preparing to release what is described as their career capstone, “State of the Bay: The Condition of the Bay of Green Bay/Lake Michigan 2013.” A news conference is planned for 10 a.m. Thursday (Feb. 20) at […]

Forsyth, UW-Green Bay students get mention in USFWS Fish Lines

Aquatic ecology students and Assistant Prof. Patrick Forsythe, Natural and Applied Sciences, earned a mention in the most recent issue of Fish Lines, a publication of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Forsythe works with the Wisconsin, DNR, Sea Grant and the USFWS to place senior-level students in a mentoring program for future professionals. There’s […]

Waters of Wisconsin to host water quality event on campus

Associate Prof. Kevin Fermanich, Prof. Emeritus Bud Harris and UW Sea Grant specialist Victoria Harris are among the invited speakers for a daylong water quality event that will be held from 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday, May 7 in the Union’s Phoenix Room. Our Water World: The Nutrient Challenge is a Waters of Wisconsin public forum […]

Another environmental award for alumna Vicky Harris


Vicky Harris, recent recipient of the Earth Caretaker Award at this year’s EMBI conference at UW-Green Bay, has just won another award: the 2012 Jack R. Vallentyne Award for “important and sustained efforts to inform and educate the public and policymakers on Great Lakes issues.” She receives the award this week at the 55th Annual […]

Sea Grant’s Harris to receive alumni environmental award

A highlight of the 2012 Green Innovations conference April 18-20 on campus will be presentation of the Alumni Earth Caretaker Award, which recognizes graduates who have gone on to influential careers in sustainability and environmental fields. This year’s recipient is Victoria Harris, a longtime water quality and habitat restoration specialist with the UW Sea Grant […]

Alumni Rising: EMBI Symposium honors Harris

If you love to fish local rivers and streams, view wildlife in a nearby wetland or just sit on the bank of a waterway and enjoy the view, your gratitude should be extended, in part, to Victoria Harris. The longtime water quality and habitat restoration specialist with the UW Sea Grant Institute on the UW-Green Bay campus has dedicated her life to clean water.

UW Sea Grant seeks applications from grad students

The application deadline is 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, as the UW Sea Grant Institute seeks applications from graduate students statewide for the national Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Program. The program provides a unique educational experience to students who have an interest in ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions […]