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Early Detection: When it comes to Great Lakes invasives, prevention is the only cure-
How to prevent invasive species from getting their hooks into the Great Lakes is an issue plaguing researchers and government agencies alike.10
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Last dam standing: Traverse City fish restoration project on the ropes-
The FishPass project uses technology that would allow migratory fish to freely travel the river while keeping out invasive species. But some residents are suing, saying it would alter a local park.
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The future of Lake Superior with climate disruption-
With warming temperatures, fluctuating water levels and a series of extreme storms, Lake Superior is undergoing dramatic alterations amid climate change.
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30 Years Later: Mussel invasion legacy reaches far beyond Great Lakes-
“They will be big players for probably hundreds of years,” said one researcher.
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Mussel-Phosphorus Puzzle: Invasive mussels are reshaping the chemistry of the Great Lakes-
A new study measures the impact quagga and zebra mussels are having on the phosphorus cycle, which is a major player in the Great Lakes ecosystem.
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Watch Party: Invaders on the Menu-
In this “watch party,” originally broadcast on Facebook on Jan. 8, 2021, Belle Isle Aquarium Aquarist Amanda Murray chats with…
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Michigan, Illinois sign agreement to build Asian Carp barrier-
There are already electric barriers to stop Asian Carp. This new one will be more complex and the first line of defense.
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Deal reached on project to protect lakes from invasive fish-
Michigan, Illinois and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have agreed on funding the next phase of an initiative to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes by strengthening defenses on a Chicago-area waterway, officials said Thursday.
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2020 Vision: Great Lakes Now year in review predicts 2021-
It was a year of challenges, successes and conversations about the Great Lakes for our team. What did we learn? And what are we planning for 2021? Here’s what Program Director Sandra Svoboda has to say.