News Releases

Minnesota Sea Grant's recent news releases, media advisories, and other newsworthy announcements are below. For more information, please contact MNSG Communications Manager Marie Thoms.

Minnesota Sea Grant is recruiting for a Fisheries and Aquaculture Extension Educator who will be focused on providing outreach and applied research on fisheries and aquaculture.

If you’re reading this, then it’s likely you’re one of the roughly 40 million people whose drinking water comes from the Great Lakes.

Please join Minnesota Sea Grant in congratulating Marie Thoms, MNSG communications manager, for receiving one of four 2023-2024 Outstanding Staff Awards from the University of Minnesota Duluth.

Minnesota Sea Grant is hiring two Aquatic Research Technicians! Application review begins May 17, 2024. 

Just in time for the spring fishing season, Minnesota Sea Grant created a new educational tool to assist Lake Superior anglers in the identification of Steelhead when compared to salmon. 

The Wisconsin Aquaculture Association and the Minnesota Aquaculture Association will host the Wisconsin-Minnesota Aquaculture Conference, one of the largest aquaculture events held in the upper Midwest, March 22-23, 2024.

Application Period is Open - Deadline April 14, 2024

Minnesota Sea Grant is recruiting applicants for the 2024 MNSG Community-Engaged Internship in Fisheries and Aquaculture (MNSG CEI). The undergraduate internships are designed to broaden participation in Great Lakes, marine, and coastal professions by providing training and mentorship to the next generation of scientists, decision-makers, and community members.

Please share our CEI Internship Flyer

Whether you’re hoping for the remaining lake ice to stay around or are ready for open water season, Minnesota Sea Grant's new and improved Minnesota Lakes Ice-Out Clock could help you plan your winter-to-spring recreation. 

This position has closed.

Minnesota Sea Grant's communication team seeks a Communications Associate. We are a small, no-drama team seeking a colleague skilled at accurately and effectively translating scientific information into user-friendly language, coordinating metrics, figuring things out, and being an efficient part of our crew. Sea Grant is all about science. Facts and accuracy are paramount.