Bay National Marine Sanctuary
northwestern Lake Huron, Thunder Bay is adjacent to one of the most
treacherous stretches of water within the Great Lakes system.
Unpredictable weather, murky fog banks, sudden gales, and rocky
shoals earned the area the name "Shipwreck Alley." Today, the
448-square-mile Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary protects one
of America's best-preserved and historically significant collections
of shipwrecks. The sanctuary fosters public awareness of its
resources through scientific research, monitoring, exploration,
education and outreach, working cooperatively with its many partners
and the public to protect and manage the site.
Superior Science News
Minnesota Sea Grant has teamed up with KUWS Radio
to produce programs about Lake Superior science. "Superior Science
News" will air on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m. every
two weeks throughout the winter, beginning Dec. 4. Audio files and
transcripts will be offered on www.seagrant.umn.edu.
Hunting in Wisconsin
Wisconsin offers a
variety of hunting opportunities - from the big game of white-tailed
deer and black bear to the smaller game of wild turkey and
Climate Change and Great Lakes Water
A new report issued this week warns that a warming
climate is likely to reduce Great Lakes water supply while
increasing water demand both within and outside of the region.
Related news release: Passage
of Water Compact Essential to Mitigate Impacts of Global Warming,
States New National Wildlife Federation
|Fisheries Learning on the Web
Four new and revised
classroom lessons help educators and students observe and identify
Great Lakes fish, understand the fundamentals of fish habitat and
life cycles, and learn how scientists monitor the movement of fish