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The Season of Giving II

Each November, we love to feature nonprofits who are doing wonderful work throughout the Great Lakes. This year, we speak with Laura Rubin of the Healing Our Waters Gr...

68: Ask Dr. Fish Episode 1 - The Telltale Bubbles

In a special episode, we debut our new show, Ask Dr. Fish. We hope that you enjoy it!

67: Lake Erie Has Really Good Brewing Water

Stuart and Carolyn speak with Mike Williams of the Great Lakes Brewing Company about beer, their triple bottom line philosophy, and whether or not Hazard is the best m...

66: There's a Little Bit of Poo

The TMATGL team speaks with Dr. Chris Winslow about Lake Erie, including the long-awaited debut of the Wheel of Erie game! We recorded live from the Masthead Brewery i...

65: An Accident of Industrial History

Stuart and Carolyn speak with Dr. Lynne Heasley about her wonderful, delightful, super-fun, award-winning book, The Accidental Reef and Other Ecological Odysseys in th...

64: Species That We Haven’t yet Mourned

Stuart and Megan speak with Dr. Nancy Langston about "climate ghosts" in the Great Lakes region and her book about Lake Superior. Stick around at the end for a good di...

63: The Pull of a Long Hike

While Stuart is on vacation, we re-air this early 2020 talk with author and adventurer Loreen Niewenhuis about walking around the Great Lakes. How do you do it? One st...

62: The G.L.O.A.T.

In this episode, Stuart and Hope talk with the mysterious voice behind the Lake Superior Twitter account about how he got started, why Lake Superior is the Greatest La...

61: The Water We Swim In

Stuart and Carolyn speak with Bonnie Willison and Hali Jama, co-producers of The Water We Swim In, a great new podcast about Wisconsin and Great Lakes advocates workin...

60: The Sounds That Are Emitted

Stuart goes solo (Marc Maron-style!) to talk with Dr. Rosalyn Putland about her fascinating research on the soundscape ecology of Lake Superior.

59: They Opened the Eyes of People

Stuart and Renie discuss the lifes of Monty and Rose, Chicago's piping plover power couple, with Tamima Itani.

58: Look at What the Algae Are Doing

Special bonus episode? Special bonus episode! As a follow up to our Game of Nutrients, here are Andy Bramburger's answers in full.

57: I Only Think About the P

TMATGL Live! Stuart, Hope, and Carolyn speak with The Builder of Buoys himself: Ed Verhamme of LimnoTech and have a virtual appearance from IAGLR President Andy Brambu...

56: Nerd out about Mussels

Stuart and Carolyn speak with Dr. Ashley Elgin of NOAA's Great Lakes Environmental Research Lab about the benthos, mussels, and other dreissenids. And buoys. Re-upload...

55: Ask Dr. Fish

Fish questions? Science questions? Life questions? Titus Seilheimer and Katie O'Reilly, our Dr(s) Fish(es), have answers!

54: Water Is Sacred

Stuart and Megan speak with Dr. Lorrilee McGregor, Assistant Professor of Indigenous Health at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine about the Whitefish River First ...

53: Source, Path, People

Stuart and Renie speak with Dr. Rachel Havrelock of the University of Illinois - Chicago, about the stories that we tell about water, slow violence, and how the humani...

52: Let's Buy a Vowel Here

PFAS, PFOS, CECs, PBDEs... In this episode, Stuart and Carolyn speak with Dr. Marta Venier of Indiana University about the alphabet soup of chemicals in the Great Lake...

51: I Haven’t Eaten a Smelt Since

Stuart and Renie debut "Ask a Stupid Question, Get a Smart Answer" with Dr. John Janssen of the University of Milwaukee - Wisconsin. How many gobydogs do we have to s...

50: A Bizarrely Average Year

Stuart and Carolyn speak with James Kessler of the NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Lab about lake ice coverage, shoveling snow for ice hockey, and the smoothes...

49: I Recommend the Thunder Pass

We catch up with Stephanie Gandulla of the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary and learn about diving the Great Lakes, the Tenth Annual Thunder Bay International Fil...

48: Lake Effect Snow is Magical (re-air)

Happy new year! While we recover from the Lakies and the holidays, we're re-airing our 2020 conversation with Tom Coomes of ABC 57 in South Bend.

47: The Lakies

The First Annual Lakies, or, quite possibly not the least prestigious Great Lakes-focused awards ceremony there is.

46: It’s All Stuff That I’ve Eaten

We celebrate the #25DaysOfFishmas the only way we know how: a fish draft! Stuart and Carolyn are joined by Titus Seilheimer of Wisconsin Sea Grant and the creator of F...

45: The Season of Giving

A palette-cleanser after the nonsense-heavy Lakehouse of Terror. In this episode, we focus on groups making a difference in the Great Lakes. We conduct two interviews ...

44: Lakehouse of Terror I

Our Halloween special, with guest Geneva Langeland of Michigan Sea Grant.

43: We Weren't Shooting up from the Bottom

Hope (!) and Stuart speak with Dr. Kelly Robinson of the Michigan State University Quantitative Fisheries Scientist Center about her use of structured decision making ...

42: I Need to Get More Lakes

Stuart speaks with Dr. Sapna Sharma about her large-scale work on lakes and lake ice and what that means for our climate and culture. How do you switch scales from thi...

41: Clean Litter, Collect Data, and Capture Community Attention

Talking Trash with Dr. Rafaela Gutierrez of the University of Toronto Trash Team about their innovative research, education, and outreach project. Plus, Top 3 Tips for...