Ashland Science on Tap

March 15, 2016

5 Year Anniversary Celebration!

John Lindgren MS

Area of Concern Coordinator

Minnesota Dept. of Natural Resources


Matthew Steiger

Area of Concern Coordinator

Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources

“GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms): How and Why Do We Make Them? Should We Make Them?”

January 19, 2016

Owen Gorman PhD

Research Fishery Biologist
Lake Superior Biological Station
U.S. Geological Survey

April 19, 2016

Wendy Gorman PhD

Professor of Biology

Northland College

"A New Frontier Into Your Newest and Oldest Organ: Your Microbiome"

August 16, 2016

David Mickelson PhD

Professor Emeritus

Department of Geology

​University of Wisconsin - Madison

"Lead Contamination in Bald Eagles: Good News, Bad News"

"Large Lakes as a Climate Antenna"

June 21, 2016

Jay Austin PhD


Large Lakes Observatory

University of Minnesota-Duluth

"Monitoring Effects of White-Nose Syndrome on Bat Populations in National Parks of the Great Lakes Region"

"Ouch! Fish Get "The Bends" (Barotrauma)! Why Does It Matter and What Can We Do About It?"

September 20, 2016

Parker Matzinger

Biological Technician, Bat Project Coordinator

Northland College and​ National Park Service Great Lakes Inventory and Monitoring Network

July 19, 2016

Matthew Andrews PhD

McKnight Presidential Professor of Biology

University of Minnesota-Duluth

"Mapping Historical Bluff Changes and Stable Slope Setbacks on Wisconsin's Great Lakes Shore Bluffs Using LIDAR"

This talk presented in partnership with the UW Speakers Bureau

February 16, 2016

Paul Bates PhD

Assistant Professor of Biology

University of Minnesota - Duluth

November 15, 2016

Jay Glase MS

Midwest Regional Fishery Biologist

National Park Service Great Lakes Inventory and Monitoring Network

"Benthic Mapping in Great Lakes National Parks"

May 17, 2016

Bill Route MS

Program Coordinator/Ecologist

National Park Service Great Lakes Inventory and Monitoring Service

"Hibernation and Its Contributions to Modern Medicine"

Previous Speakers 2016

"A Journey Down the St. Louis River: Habitat Restoration and Sediment Remediation Projects in the Area of Concern"