News and Information

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.

2022 Consumption Advisory for Lake Superior Rainbow Smelt

Minnesota Sea Grant (MNSG) seeks a summer 2022 (late June - late August) Aquatic Research Technician. This is a student position that will assist staff with MNSG's Enhancing Habitat and Diversity in Cattail-Dominated Shorelines project.

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If successful, this project could increase the supply of in-state produced Golden Shiners for anglers, create new in-state business opportunities for growing bait, and help protect native fish communities.

University of Minnesota Sea Grant Program Welcomes New Research and Fellowship Coordinator

This position is filled. Minnesota Sea Grant seeks an Aquaculture Extension Associate (AEA) to help coordinate current aquaculture projects that address the economic, social, and environmental sustainability of the aquaculture industry in the Great Lakes region. 

The University of Minnesota Sea Grant program will begin a project in September 2021 to develop producer-scale methods for raising Yellow Perch fish from egg to market size using a recirculating aquaculture system (RAS).

Prihoda is the new Sea Grant Great Lakes regionwide transportation extension educator.

Karschnia is a new University of Minnesota joint MNSG-WRC extension educator for urban stormwater, community resiliency, and watershed education in Minnesota.

Minnesota Sea Grant Announces 2022 Knauss Fellowship Finalist.