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Great Lakes Moment: Chemical contaminant in St. Lawrence River herring gull eggs traced to Detroit River-
“Although the rate that these contaminants are transported downstream is slow, the cumulative effect over years can cause measurable increases in fish and wildlife downstream.”
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Sturgeon for Tomorrow and a team of U.S. and Canadian fishery biologists have been working together to help reintroduce lake sturgeon in Great Lakes tributaries where they once thrived.
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Researchers see hope still for the Detroit River’s native freshwater mussels and say remediation efforts could be a big opportunity for the endangered mussels.
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Otters, turkey, walleye and more have all made comebacks in the past few decades, thanks to the rewilding efforts of various organizations.
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In this month’s column, John Hartig discusses the lessons that can be learned from the naturalization of Toronto’s Don River.
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This special column from John Hartig celebrates that after roughly a century, there’s finally photographic evidence that otters have returned to the Detroit River.