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Ichthyology is the scientific study of fish and fishery biologists are scientists who study fish. But not all fisheries biologists are ichthyologists. Here’s why.
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A private tour of the Royal Ontario Museum’s fish collection with its 1.5 million specimens, representing 7,500 species preserved in 110,000 jars.
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Local activists from Detroit and Windsor are pushing The United Nations Education and Scientific Cultural Organization to recognize the local landmark.
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The Great Lakes coastline is practically outlined in lighthouses, many of which now serve as historical sites and vacation rentals.
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Through her work with Chicago’s Field Museum, Ylanda Wilhite encourages kids to engage with nature in their neighborhoods, with a particular focus on BIPOC and disinvested communities.
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The award and corresponding fame for catching the world’s largest muskie by hook and line remains a hotly contested controversy that, after nearly a century of debate, remains unresolved.
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Many lighthouses in the Great Lakes region survive on volunteers and their willingness to put time into restoring them.
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The famed planetarium on the shores of Lake Michigan will on March 4 reopen, joining the ranks of museums and other institutions that have opened their doors once again.
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Test your knowledge on the Spectacle Reef lighthouse, Pullman neighborhood and lake sturgeon.