Coastal wetlands: Dynamic ecosystems of Lake Superior

Distant view of St. Louis River Estuary

December 30, 2020The next River Talk will take place via Zoom at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13. Kelly Beaster and Reed Schwarting with the Lake Superior Research Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Superior will present, “Coastal wetlands: Dynamic ecosystems of Lake Superior.” Beaster and Schwarting have spent the past five years monitoring the health of local wetlands along Lake Superior, including those in … Read More

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