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 seeks a fisheries and aquaculture extension associate who will focus their research and outreach efforts on fisheries, aquaculture, and aquatic ecosystems in Minnesota.

DULUTH, Minn. — The University of Minnesota Sea Grant College Program is proud to announce that MNSG Fisheries and Aquaculture Extension Educator Amy Schrank has accepted a three-year term as MNSG Extension Program Leader effective January 1, 2023.

DULUTH, Minn. — Minnesota Sea Grant seeks a Resilience Extension Associate who will focus their efforts on building weather and climate-resilient communities in the Duluth, Minnesota region.

DULUTH, Minn. — The Great Lakes Aquaculture Collaborative was awarded $425,000 by the National Sea Grant Office to advance land-based aquaculture in the Great Lakes region.

ST. PAUL and DULUTH, Minn. — The University of Minnesota Sea Grant program and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announces five 2023 Minnesota finalists for the prestigious National Sea Grant John A. Knauss Policy Fellowship for ocean, coastal and Great Lakes resources.

DULUTH, Minn. — We're a small and very busy communications team looking for another dedicated science communicator with exceptional communication and data skills to join us.

DULUTH, Minn. — The University of Minnesota Sea Grant Program is proud to welcome Don Schreiner as MNSG’s new interim Extension Program Leader effective June 27, 2022.

DULUTH, Minn. — Eleven Great Lakes educators will cruise Lake Superior from the Port of Duluth-Superior to the French River in Minnesota and the Amnicon River in Wisconsin this summer to gain hands-on freshwater science experience, curricula and resources that they can take home and use in their classrooms and other teaching environments.

DULUTH, Minn. — 2022 Consumption Advisory for Lake Superior Rainbow Smelt.

DULUTH, Minn. — The University of Minnesota Sea Grant Program and partners are investigating new strategies for increasing in-state production of Golden Shiner for Minnesota’s bait industry.