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Finders, Keepers: The Great Lakes Now Episode Quiz-
Test your knowledge on mapping the Great Lakes, collecting and cataloging freshwater fish species and some of the latest news around the region.00
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I Speak for the Fish: A Fish’s Shelf Life-
A private tour of the Royal Ontario Museum’s fish collection with its 1.5 million specimens, representing 7,500 species preserved in 110,000 jars.
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The Catch: Tracking bird migration at Toronto’s accidental wilderness-
Conservation scientists at Toronto’s Tommy Thompson Park are studying and banding bird species who pass through during yearly migration.
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Detroit and Toronto among Time Magazine’s “50 Greatest Places”-
Two Great Lakes cities are among an international news magazine’s top destinations for 2022. How many have you been to?
DetroitIndustry, Energy, Economic DevelopmentInfrastructureJohn HartigLatest NewsMichiganNewsOntarioRecreation and TourismScience, Technology, ResearchTorontoTourismWater Quality and Restoration EffortsWaterfront Development
Great Lakes Moment: Similarities between the Don and Rouge rivers, and one big difference-
In this month’s column, John Hartig discusses the lessons that can be learned from the naturalization of Toronto’s Don River.
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What’s missing from Doug Ford’s proposed expansion of the Ontario Greenbelt-
The Ontario government initially planned more ambitious additions to the Greenbelt. But after pushback from cities and industry, what’s left are a series of river valleys that were already protected.
Depleted wetlands impact freshwater turtles in Toronto-
The density of turtles in the wetlands were lower than researchers had hoped. It’s estimated that about 85% of the wetlands and shoreline of Lake Ontario are gone.
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Duckling Docks: Toronto installs floating docks to save drowning birds-
Parts of Toronto’s harbor are lined by high dock lines intended for ships, making it impossible for ducks to climb out and rest. But a series of low, floating docks recently installed by PortsToronto should change that.
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New anglers could depress Great Lakes fish populations more than invasive species-
More fishing trips could cause more damage to native fish populations in the Canadian portion of the Great Lakes than aquatic invasive species, according to a recent study.
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Sarah Douglas: From Lake Ontario to the Tokyo Olympics-
Canada has nine sailors heading to the Olympics, six of which hail from the Great Lakes. Sarah Douglas is one of them.