Displaying episodes 31 - 60 of 75 in total

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...

40: DNA from the Cheeks

BONUS PLOVER EPISODE! Stuart and Carolyn speak with Dr. Francie Cuthbert, one of the world's preeminent plover experts, about piping plovers. This was recorded shortly...

39: Cottonballs with Toothpick Legs

Piping plovers in Chicago? Piping plovers in Chicago! Stuart speaks with Jillian Farkas about piping plovers: what are they, why are they endangered, and what can we d...

38: Taking Nutrients Down to the Bottom

In this episode, Stuart and Megan talk with Dr. Rob Mooney of the UW Center for Limnology about nutrients in the Great Lakes, classic rock, and pasties.

37: Seventy Scouts in an Enclosed Tube

Stuart and Carolyn speak with Cathy Green, Executive Director of the Wisconsin Maritime Museum, about Wisconsin's maritime history including, somehow, submarines. Plus...

36: Change is Inevitable

Stuart and Carolyn speak with Vidya Balasubramanyam about lake level change and her work with municipalities to adapt to it. Tune in for an all-too-rare dose of optimi...

35: Most Weather Weenies Will Probably Remember (re-air, new title)

Happy Independence Day, US Americans! This is a timely rebroadcast of TMATGL 17, "Flip, Float, and Follow" with Meg Dodson of the National Weather Service...but maybe ...

34: A Million Little Triangles

Stuart and Carolyn speak with Dr. Eric Anderson of NOAA's Great Lakes Environmental Research Lab about Enbridge Line 5, hydrodynamic modeling, and the novelty sodas of...

33: Science Is a Team Sport

Carolyn and Stuart interview Dr. Hank Vanderploeg & Margaret Lansing, the Lifetime Achievement and Jack Vallentyne Award winners, from the (virtual) International Asso...

32: What Had Been Safe Is Now Dangerous

Stuart and Carolyn speak with Dr. Chris Hauser of the University of Windsor about the effects of COVID-19 on beach drownings in the Great Lakes and Chris makes the cas...

31: Bathed in Their Own Liquidy, Sugary Feces

Springtime is cicada time, and this year is a particularly big year for cicadas in much of the Great Lakes thanks to Brood X. In this episode, Stuart and Megan talk wi...

30: No, They're on the Phone

The TMATGL crew speak with Dr. Annie Scofield, Chief Scientist aboard the 180' R/V Lake Guardian, about the annual spring survey. They discuss the survey, how the surv...

29: I Love a Good Collaboration

AIS prevention draft! Carolyn, Megan, and Stuart team up with a cast of experts to draft methods for preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species in the Great Lak...

28: Bald Eagle as a Proxy

In this episode, Stuart and Carolyn speak with Bill Route, a recently retired National Parks Service scientist and author of a new study on PBDE contamination in Bald ...

27: The Claws Have the Sweetest Meat

Double-length crossover episode! This episode is all about invasive species generally, and invasive crayfish specifically. We speak again with Dr. Brian Roth about his...

26: We position kids to think about, "Who are you asking?"

Megan, Hope, and Carolyn speak with Dr. Monica Miles about Freedom Seekers: The Underground Railroad, Great Lakes, and Science Literacy Activities. Dr. Miles shares ho...

25: Don’t Alienate People Who Need Your Help

Stuart and Megan talk with Dr. Ashley Bieniek-Tobasco about her research on risk communication. What is the role of risk perceptions in climate communication? Who can ...

24: It Was Way Too Liquidy and Weird

For our FIRST ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL!, we're having a plastic alternative draft! There are so many potential plastic alternatives, ranging from metal straws to plastic-fr...

23: What Allyship Looks Like in Action

In this episode, Stuart and Carolyn talk with Dr. Catherine Febria and Katrina Keeshig of the Healthy Headwaters Lab at U Windsor about their ecological work in stream...

22: It Tends to Get Louder During a Recession

Stuart talks with Dr. Camden Burd about the environmental political history of the Great Lakes region, screws up Gifford Pinchot's name, and finds out the secret histo...

21: Fly-to States

Election Special! We discuss the Midwest as a political battleground and both the electoral importance and changing role of the Vice President with Dr. Chris Devine of...

20: Humans Control Inches

Stuart and Carolyn talk with Dr. Adam Bechle of Wisconsin Sea Grant about lake levels: why are they so high? Will they stay that way? And what is a meteotsunami? If yo...

19: Secretive Marsh Birds

In this episode, Stuart speaks with spatial ecologist Dr. Joanna Grand from the Audubon Society about prioritizing Great Lakes wetlands for conservation and finds out ...

18: They Are Really Important

We speak with Dr. Maria Dittrich of the University of Toronto about the threats facing large lakes on a global scale.

17: Flip, Float, and Follow

We speak with Meg Dodson of the National Weather Service about derechos, water safety, and plants. Lots and lots of plants.

16: It’s Really Hard to Monitor for All of the Gross Stuff

Statistical models seem to rule our life...but what are they? In this episode, we speak with Dr. Madeline Magee of the Wisconsin DNR to understand how she uses models ...

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