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Much has changed since the Treaty of Washington was signed in 1836, notably because of invasive mussels. But human activity changed the Great Lakes long before then.
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Turning carp into a popular household and restaurant menu item is one way officials hope to rein in a decades-old invasion threatening native fish, mussels and aquatic plants in the Great Lakes.
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A relatively unknown chemical has come to recent attention as concern mounts over what it could do to our fish populations.
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Habitat loss, pressure from recreation and predation are among the biggest threats the piping plovers face on Great Lakes shores.
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I Speak for the Fish: Not all lampreys are killers, but all are paying the price for their reputation-
Native lamprey species in the Great Lakes generally get reviled by association with sea lamprey even though they don’t normally kill their host fish.
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In her experience picking up litter along the Lake Huron shoreline, Meag Schwartz has seen a whole lot of cigarette butts.
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Aquatic invasive species continue to spread and threaten the ecosystem in the waterways near Alpena, local environmental professionals say.
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Despite the fact the blue pike appears to be a dead end both scientifically and practically, it still regularly blooms anew in fishing forums and on social media.
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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.