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Our March 2023 extension column is by Minnesota Sea Grant and Water Resources Center Extension Educator Maggie Karschnia. We hope it sweeps you away!

Image credit: M. Thoms/MNSG

The open water of Lake Superior (right) and the frozen water of the Duluth-Superior harbor (left). Image credit: M. Thoms

Our January 2023 extension column is by MNSG Aquaculture Extension Associate Kieran Smith and is an update on Minnesota Sea Grant’s Egg-to-Market Yellow Perch Project.

Our February 2023 communications column is by Minnesota Sea Grant (MNSG) Communications Associate Hannah Cullen who introduces MNSG's 2023 Knauss Fellows. 

Our December 2022 extension column is by MNSG Resilience Extension Educator Madison Rodman and highlights Minnesota Sea Grant’s work on the One Block at a Time project.

The November extension column is by Great Lakes Sea Grant Transportation Extension Educator Kelsey Prihoda. Embodying Sea Grant’s long-standing nationwide role to bring science together with communities for solutions that work, Minnesota Sea Grant is working to provide outreach, community engagement, and research on hazardous material transport in the Great Lakes.

The October extension column is by Minnesota Sea Grant and Water Resources Center Water Resource Management and Policy Extension Educator John Bilotta. Stormwater best management practices established through research are used to prevent and minimize impact to local water resources. 

Photo credit: J. Bilotta.

This month’s extension column is by Minnesota Sea Grant (MNSG) undergraduate intern Megan Gilles who writes about a MNSG environmental literacy project designed to teach youth about nature and science in an outdoor setting. 

Our August 2022 Extension Column highlights MNSG's Egg-to-Market Yellow Perch project. Above, two Yellow Perch that are less than 2 inches total length, both appearing to wonder who that good-looking fish is in the reflection.

Image credit: Kieran Smith/MNSG

Our three-part March Extension Column highlights Minnesota Sea Grant's annual fisheries and aquaculture student award, project presentations and updates.

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