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 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.

This position has been filled.

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. 

DULUTH, Minn. — The University of Minnesota Sea Grant Program welcomes Alexander Frie as the new research and fellowship coordinator effective November 8, 2021. MNSG and Sea Grant programs nationwide invest a large part of their federal and university funding in research and education competitions that are directly managed by a research coordinator.

DULUTH, Minn. — Are you looking for local, fresh fish caught and raised by producers in the Great Lakes region?

DULUTH, Minn. — 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.