Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Wisconsin Beach Health Conference April 27-28, 2011

Wisconsin Beach Health: Research, Management and Building Awareness

Lake Superior Meeting
April 27-28, 2011
Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute, Northland College
1411 Ellis Avenue
Ashland, WI 54806

For the agenda click here.

Monday, March 7, 2011

Wisconsin Lakes Conference April 12-14 2011 Green Bay

The annual lakes conference is coming up in Green Bay. Registration and schedule information is here.

I really recommend you attend the session by Eric Eckl from Water Words that Work blog. His method and focus on the words and message have helped me communicate better about water issues.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Lake Superior Partner Team Meets Mar 15

Lake Superior Partner Team
Tuesday, March 15 from 9:30am- 12noon
Iron River Community Center, Iron River, WI (map)
1) Welcome and introductions
2) Announcements
3) Old Business
• City of Superior stormwater modeling for wetland impacts-Diane Nelson
• IAGLAR conference-John Jeraczek
• Marengo River Watershed Action Plan update—Matt Hudson/Valerie Olinik

4) New Business
• Lake Superior Estuary Research Reserve- Ralph Garono
• 2011 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (April 11 deadline) discussion, getting letter of support from Office of Great Lakes, other?
• History of the Partner Team's recommendations on "slow the flow" and nonpoint source—Nancy Larson
• Update on Basin plan- all

Please send any agenda items to Ruth Oppedahl
For more info on the Lake Superior Partner Team, click here.

Image: National Weather Service Marquette, MI Weather Forecast Office
Ice Cover on Lake Superior Feb 16, 2011