Science on Tap

Science on Tap

Science on Tap at the Alley is back!

Starting in 2024, the Superior Rivers Watershed Association is hosting Ashland’s beloved Science on Tap at the Deep Water Alley!

Every 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Alley in Ashland, Wisconsin.

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

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


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


Henry Quinlan, US Fish and Wildlife Service

Lake Superior Sturgeon

Tuesday, April 16th @ 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!

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