Science on Tap

Science on Tap

Science on Tap at the Alley is back! We are now hosting Ashland’s beloved Science on Tap at the Deep Water Alley!

Every 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Alley in Ashland, Wisconsin at 6:30pm.

Free and open to the public.

Science on Tap is an opportunity for the community to hear about regional and relevant science from scientists themselves. Enjoy a beer, coffee, or good company as you listen to a 30-45 minute presentation followed by a Q&A and discussion.

Upcoming Speakers

Heather Wisner, first responder and K9 handler for local search and rescue services

It Costs an Arm and a Leg; The journey to assisting Human Remains Detection Dogs in North America

Tuesday, June 18th @ 6:30pm


Past Speakers

Superior Rivers Watershed Association took over organizational responsibilities for Ashland’s Science on Tap in January of 2024 after a nearly four year hiatus. We hope to compile a list of speakers from the pre-2020 run of Science on Tap led by the incomparable Mary Kay Bates for over a decade. Stay tuned!

Elle Lozinski, Mashkiziibii Natural Resources Department

Piping Plovers on the Point

Tuesday, May 21st @ 6:30pm

Henry Quinlan, US Fish and Wildlife Service

Lake Superior Sturgeon

Tuesday, April 16th @ 6:30pm

Julie Van Stappen, Resource Stewardship Director and Kasey Arts, Biological Technician with the Apostle Islands NL, National Park Service

Marten on the Apostle Islands — What a Story!

Tuesday, March 19th @ 6:30pm

S Zimmerman – paddler

Rob Croll, Hannah Panci, and Melonee Montano of the Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission

Aanji-bimaadiziimagak o’ow aki (the world is changing)

Tuesday, February 20th @ 6:30pm

Dr Tom Fitz

Dr. Tom Fitz, Professor of Geoscience, Northland College

Mineral and Rock Composition of Glacial Deposits in Ashland County, Wisconsin

January 16th, 2024