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Great Lakes Learning: Freshwater science for the youngest learners – Part 1-
The Great Lakes present great learning opportunities for early childhood. Use these lesson plans for your younger students.05
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Great Lakes Learning: Model the population dynamics of invasive species at home-
Understanding invasive carp species can not only help protect the Great Lakes but also be key to understanding the current global pandemic.
Tested and Rejected: Blasting zebra mussels off walls wasn’t the first method attempted-
Chlorine, noise and jalapeno peppers were among the options used to try to get rid of zebra mussels.
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Funding Boost: EPA gives Great Lakes extra $20 million but state funding at risk-
The money is targeted at toxic hotspot cleanups and ballast water treatment research.
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Controlling Invasives: States urge residents to help stop spread of invasive species-
There are campaigns and websites from each of the Great Lakes states and provinces.
Invasive grass carp found in Lake Huron tributary river-
The fish was found March 17 during a routine survey of the Tittabawassee River below the Dow Dam in Midland County.
Buy, Sell, Wear: What can you do with zebra mussels?-
The invasive mussel species are the scourge of the Great Lakes, but they also make a cute accessory.
Weed in the Water: How does cannabis use affect our freshwater ecosystems?-
How does cannabis use affect our freshwater ecosystems? A group of researchers in a remote region of Ontario aims to find out how marijuana impacts water systems and what the implications are for the Great Lakes.
Michigan awards $3.6 million for invasive species project-
Some $3.6 million will help fight invasive species on water and land in Michigan. The project will not only count populations of crawfish and European Frog-bit, but also survey effectiveness of boater compliance to new laws.