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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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Muskegon Lake will soon be removed from the list of Great Lakes Areas of Concern.
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Mallard duck populations are down about 16 to 17 percent since the early 2000s. New technology might help determine why.
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Conservation scientists at Toronto’s Tommy Thompson Park are studying and banding bird species who pass through during yearly migration.
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In a forest near Lake Michigan, two scientists attached a backpack tracking device to a merlin they’d lured into a net. The mission: help prevent the predatory species from gobbling up piping plovers — highly endangered shorebirds that nest nearby.
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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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As Michigan winters warm, more geese are becoming full-time residents, rather than migrating further south. That’s convenient for the geese, but a plague on the park, golf course and beach visitors trying to evade their droppings. Solutions are limited.
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After a decade of debate between cabin users and those who object to their exclusive hold on public property, park officials are crafting long-term plans for the roughly 200 rustic cabins, outhouses, park buildings and other structures that speckle the shores of Isle Royale and its out-islands in Lake Superior.
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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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Habitat loss, pressure from recreation and predation are among the biggest threats the piping plovers face on Great Lakes shores.