University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Extension
Located at the junction of Lake Superior and the St. Louis River, our Wisconsin Reserve is made up of 16,697 acres of diverse wetlands, scrub swamp, freshwater marshes, islands, forest, and beaches. Using a combination of research, outreach, and education, the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve’s staff works in partnership to improve the understanding of Lake Superior’s coast and estuaries.
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Latest News from the Lake Superior Reserve
Kudos and deep appreciation to two of our Reserve colleagues, who are supporting National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) policy and strategy at the national scale.
It all started with a conversation about a buoy. Last year, Lake Superior Reserve staff reached out to the Great Lakes Observing System (GLOS) to deploy a buoy that would …
The conventional wisdom around harmful algal blooms is that they like it hot, ostensibly explaining why big blooms tend to show up in warmer months. However, a new study led by Wisconsin’s Lake Superior Reserve’s has shown …