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Stock up with Sea Grant holiday fare...

Holiday Sale

Is someone on your list an armchair explorer or scientist-to-be? Minnesota Sea Grant has just the thing for those who think Lake Superior is the greatest lake. Get your last minute gift items on sale now.

To order, click on a publication below or call (218) 726-6191.

FREE with any sale order while supplies last...

Fixin' FishFixin' Fish: A Guide to Handling, Buying, Preserving and Preparing Fish
(Regularly $3)
This 56-page illustrated manual shows you how to get the best from your catch by handling it properly, keeping it fresh, and preparing it well. Topics include recipes, ideas for cooking, pickling, and smoking different kinds of fish, explanations of fish parasites, and methods for removing them.
A-maze-ing Lake Superior: Mazes, Puzzles, and Amazing Facts About One of the World's Largest Lakes
Sale $3 (Regularly $6)
This 36-page activity book is designed for children ages eight and up. Fun activities are coupled with facts on every page about the animals and things that go on around Lake Superior and the Great Lakes. Great for car rides or boat trips on the lake!
The Lake Superior GameThe Lake Superior Game
Sale: 50 cents (Regularly $2.50)
This 18-page booklet is a group game for upper elementary to adult audiences. The game introduces players to differing viewpoints and helps them consider the challenges of preserving and enhancing Lake Superior s ecosystem. It takes about an hour to play.
Living on the CoastLiving on the Coast: Protecting Investments in Shore Property on the Great Lakes
Sale $2 (Regularly $4)
This 50-page full-color book provides information on how to protect coastal investments by adapting to natural processes, restoring a natural shoreline, moderating coastal erosion, armoring the shore, stabilizing bluffs and banks, controlling surface water and groundwater, building environmentally friendly shore protection structures, and working with engineers and contractors.
Superior Science, Stories of Lake Superior ResearchSuperior Science, Stories of Lake Superior Research
Sale $4 (Regularly $8)
This 72-page softcover book delves into the processes, results, and quirks of research happening around and in Lake Superior. From the smallest creatures cowering under submerged rocks to satellite images showing views from space, scientists are still discovering the enormity of Lake Superior.

For the Great Lakes-lover who has everything...

Consider a donation to the Minnesota Sea Grant Foundation in a friend or family member's name and receive a certificate to wrap.

Contributions of any amount can be made to the Minnesota Sea Grant Foundation in several ways.

Minnesota Sea Grant Foundation
By mail:
Minnesota Sea Grant
31 West College St.
Duluth, MN 55812
In person:
Come to the former Chester Park School building in Duluth.
Click here to make a donation via our Web site.
The Impacts of TourismThe Impacts of Tourism
Sale $1 (Regularly $2.50)
A 20-page booklet that provides research-based information on tourism impacts and emphasizes the need for planning.
Exploring Science WritingExploring Science Writing: An Environmental Focus
Sale: $3 (Regularly $6)
This 74-page spiral-bound reader introduces students to crucial issues facing the Great Lakes and oceans. It was developed in collaboration with more than 100 teachers. It features easy-to-teach writing principles, teaching notes, and teacher-developed activities to enhance high school language arts, science, and interdisciplinary curricula.
Stop Exotics, Clean Your Boat VideoStop Exotics, Clean Your Boat Video
Sale $4 (Regularly $10)
This 11-minute video featuring John Ratzenberger (better known as Cliff Clavin from "Cheers") shows the simple steps that people who use motorboats, sailboats, and personal watercraft can take to prevent the spread of exotic plants and animals.
Genetic Methods for Biological Control of Non-Native Fish in the Gila River BasinGenetic Methods for Biological Control of Non-Native Fish in the Gila River Basin
Sale $6 (Regularly $12)
This 100-page report addresses the feasibility of using genetic methods as an approach for biological control of non-native fish. It covers genetic techniques, health and ecological risk, regulatory considerations and other relevant topics.
Exotics To GoExotics To Go: Presentations and Publications to Prevent the Spread of Aquatic Nuisance Species
Sale $2 (Regularly $4.50)
This compact disc contains seven "conveniently wrapped" PowerPoint presentations -- including scripts, images, and talking points -- that focus on zebra mussel impacts and control. Use the presentations as they are or adapt them. Twenty-two informational publications in PDF format and lists of people to contact about AIS are also included. The exotics featured are of national concern to inland water users, and some are specific to the Great Lakes area.
Marine Science CareersThe Life of the Lakes Posters
Sale $1 each or set of five for $4. (Regularly $1.50 ea.)
A set of five posters featuring ecology maps of each of the Great Lakes (Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, Ontario), with text on the back describing various aspects of the fishery and illustrations of some Great Lakes fishes.

FREE Screensaver from Minnesota Sea Grant...

Download the free screensaver anytime from www.seagrant.umn.edu/superior/screensaver/, or call us for a copy on CD at (218) 310-8106.

The screensaver features 10 Lake Superior and Duluth images taken by local nature photographer Chris J. Benson.

Photo by Chris J. Benson

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