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.

DULUTH, Minn. — The University of Minnesota Sea Grant Program welcomes Kelsey Prihoda as the new Sea Grant Great Lakes Transportation Extension Educator.

DULUTH, Minn. — The University of Minnesota Sea Grant Program and Water Resources Center welcome Maggie Karschnia as their new joint extension educator for urban stormwater, community resiliency, and watershed education in Minnesota. 

ST. PAUL and DULUTH, Minn. — The University of Minnesota Sea Grant program announces that the 2022 Minnesota finalist for the National Sea Grant John A. Knauss Policy Fellowship is University of Minnesota graduate student Naomi Blinick.

DULUTH, Minn. — Minnesota Sea Grant (MNSG) seeks a full-time Research Program Coordinator (RC) to develop, oversee, and manage MNSG’s research and graduate fellowship programs and to develop their own research program in areas relevant to the mission of MNSG.

DULUTH, Minn. — A new paper in the May 11, 2021 online issue of Nature Communications demonstrates why keeping local lakes and other waterbodies clean produces cost-effective benefits locally and globally.

DULUTH, Minn. — A new three-year, $250,000 project led by the University of Minnesota Sea Grant program seeks to determine the potential for a sustainable food-fish aquaculture industry in Minnesota.

DULUTH, Minn. — This is a Minnesota Sea Grant College Program position in the University of Minnesota’s academic staff category. This position will serve the Minnesota Sea Grant Program and the entire Great Lakes Sea Grant Network.

DULUTH, Minn. — The University of Minnesota Sea Grant program is proud to announce that Director John A. Downing has been elected a 2019 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. AAAS is the world’s largest multidisciplinary scientific society and the publisher of the journal Science.

DULUTH, Minn. — This notice invites you to participate in the four-year review of the University of Minnesota Sea Grant Program by the National Sea Grant Office.

DULUTH, Minn. — Great Lakes states are not keeping pace with increases in consumer demand for fish and seafood, which is contributing to a $14 billion national seafood trade deficit. Minnesota Sea Grant will lead six Sea Grant programs from the Great Lakes region in a three-year, $1 million aquaculture collaborative project to address this issue.