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Restore, Release: The Great Lakes Now Episode Quiz-
Test your knowledge on the Spectacle Reef lighthouse, Pullman neighborhood and lake sturgeon.01
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I Speak for the Fish: Teamwork, smooth swimming and other lessons from Great Lakes fish-
In this month’s column, Kathy Johnson talks about the tips she’s learned for navigating the waters from fish like walleye, sturgeon and gobies.
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Sturgeon Restoration: Starting anew in Sturgeon and Saginaw bays-
In the bays where lake sturgeon no longer spawn, Indigenous groups and researchers are hoping to change that.
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See the Sturgeon: The many ways to see, touch and appreciate sturgeon around the region-
Wisconsin’s Sturgeon Fest celebrates a multi-year lake sturgeon restoration program and is just one of a long list Great Lakes Now has compiled on sturgeon-related activities to explore this summer.
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Hold on! 240-pound fish, age 100, caught in Detroit River-
The 240-pound, nearly 7-foot-long sturgeon, assumed to be a female, was quickly released back into the river after being weighed and measured.
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Short Season: Sturgeon spearing plays big role in conservation efforts for the ancient fish-
This year, sturgeon season on Michigan’s Black Lake lasted just over two hours.
Sturgeon Stocking: COVID-19 puts pause on popular sturgeon release program-
The program, slated to stock 3,000 lake sturgeon in the Maumee River each autumn for the next two decades, will continue next year.
Science in Action – Restoring Fish Habitat in Urban Rivers-
Next spring, native fish, such as lake sturgeon, will have more places to spawn and safely incubate their eggs in…