Deterring geese on the St. Louis River to protect wild rice

April 29, 2020The River Talk series is changing format for the final talk for this academic year. At 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 13, via Zoom, Sam Hansen, former undergraduate research fellow with the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve, will present, “Deterring Geese on the St. Louis River to Protect Wild Rice.” Northern wild rice, native to the St. … Read More

River Talk Series Postponed

Distant view of St. Louis River Estuary

March 30, 2020The River Talk series is postponed until further notice due to concerns to our speakers and guests related to the COVID-19 virus. This series of informal talks about the St. Louis River Estuary relies heavily on audience participation. The states of Wisconsin and Minnesota are advising people to remain home. Postponing the talks better suits the series’ interactive … Read More

New boat will enhance Lake Superior Reserve’s research capabilities

Distant view of St. Louis River Estuary

August 17, 2017The Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve is now home to a vessel that will greatly enhance its scientific research, monitoring and educational missions. The 25-foot vessel is assigned under an agreement with from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), which is the Reserve’s federal partner and funding agency. Owned by NOAA’s Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory, … Read More