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Aquatic Invasive Species in the Great Lakes (Lakes & Streams 101)

Doug Jensen and Marte Kitson, Aquatic Invasive Species Specialists with Minnesota Sea Grant, join Northland's NewsCenter host Jeanne Filkins to talk about, show examples of, and present ways to stop the spreading of aquatic invasive species in the Great Lakes.


Blizzard Surfing on Lake Superior

Great Lakes surfing can get a little unreal, especially on Lake Superior. Superior's surf is best during storms from October through April. Don't forget your wet suit! For information about Superior surfing, check out: www.superiorsurfclub.com.


Hypothermia Information
(Stayin Alive)

In this comical video from the Minnesota Sea Grant College Program, tips on how to prevent hypothermia are offered as viewers watch an individual take "the polar bear plunge" for a charity event. This very funny video is juxtaposed with the very serious condition called hypothermia, which is not to be taken lightly.

Hypothermia occurs when the bodys core temperature falls below its normal level of 98.6°F to 95°F or cooler.

To find out more about hypothermia and how you can prevent it, view Minnesota Sea Grant's hypothermia page.


ParkPointBeach.Org Message '16

This is a public service announcement letting people know where to find water, wind and wave information for a popular Lake Superior beach.


ParkPointBeach.org
(Superior Science in 2 minutes)

Minnesota Sea Grant's Jesse Schomberg joins Northland's NewsCenter host Jeanne Filkins to talk about a way to know the weather and wave forecasts for Lake Superior's popular Park Point Beach. For more information, visit www.parkpointbeach.org or www.seagrant.umn.edu. View the 1-mintue video version here.


Personal Watercraft Recreationists: Do Your Part

Stop the spread of aquatic invasive species by following the simple steps described in this 30-second public service announcements produced by RMB Environmental Laboratories and the Pelican River Watershed District. The Central Region Sustainable Development Partnership, the Minn. Department of Natural Resources and others funded this and the series of aquatic invasive species prevention messages available at www.naturalinnovations.org.


Rip Current Dangers (Lakes & Streams 101)

Jesse Schomberg, Coastal Communities and Land Use Planning Educator with Minnesota Sea Grant, joins Northland's NewsCenter host Jeanne Filkins to talk about rip currents in the Great Lakes and safety precautions that Great Lakes beach goers should know.


Rip Currents in the Great Lakes

There are rip currents in the Great Lakes. Know how to escape these narrow channels of water. For more information, visit Minnesota Sea Grant's Rip Currents page.


Rip Current off of a Lake Superior Beach

On July 20, about a half dozen people were rescued from a rip current that formed along Park Point beach.


Spiny Waterfleas: Tangle Fishing Lines

Stop the spread of spiny waterfleas by following the simple steps described in this 30-second public service announcements produced by RMB Environmental Laboratories and the Pelican River Watershed District. The Central Region Sustainable Development Partnership, the Minn. Department of Natural Resources and others funded this and the series of aquatic invasive species prevention messages available at www.naturalinnovations.org.


Surviving Hypothermia
(Take a Minute)

Minnesota Sea Grant's Sharon Moen and Jesse Schomberg share tips on handling yourself or others who have been exposed to hypothermic conditions. For more information, click here.


Threat of Invasive Species in Minnesota

MN Sea Grants aquatic invasive species coordinator, Doug Jensen, was interviewed on KSAX-TV in Alexandria, Minnesota just before his presentation Life After Zebra Mussels about the threat of invasive species in Minnesota waterways and what citizens can do about them. (Posted with permission from KSAX-TV.)


Transferring Bait: Steps to Prevent Aquatic Invasive Species Transfer

Did you know that in Minnesota it is illegal to transfer water from a public water access? Learn easy steps to transfer bait without transferring water in this 30-second public service announcement produced by RMB Environmental Laboratories and the Pelican River Watershed District. The Central Region Sustainable Development Partnership, the Minn. Department of Natural Resources and others funded this and the series of aquatic invasive species prevention messages available at www.naturalinnovations.org.


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