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Time to let science drive Great Lakes policy on Asian carp

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — The threat Asian carp pose to the Great Lakes community may be politically controversial, but pales in comparison to the costs and danger of continuing to wring hands over established facts. It’s time to let science drive policy and put knowledge into action, says a Michigan State University fisheries expert.  more...


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Solutions sought to eliminate open-lake dumping in Lake Erie

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Environmental leaders, Great Lakes governors, and fishery biologists joined last Thursday to discuss terminating open-lake dumping in Lake Erie of substances found in Toledo's shipping channel. Alternative options discussed for disposing of the sediment included using it to cover landfills, fill in closed mines, or add layers to farming soil.  more...


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Lake Michigan beaches among worst in nation, study finds

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Illinois' beaches along Lake Michigan have the sixth-worst water quality in the country, a study released Wednesday by the Natural Resources Defense Council found.  more...


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Great Lakes round gobies a mixed blessing

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A round goby.

For all the trouble they bring, it turns out the invasive round goby might also be doing the Great Lakes a small service. In addition to being a valuable food source for numerous sport fish, the small bottom feeder also has an appetite for another, more notorious Great Lakes invader -- the zebra mussel.  more...


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Lake Superior rising faster than normal

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The level of Lake Superior rose 4 inches in June, a month the big lake usually goes up 3 inches, according to the International Lake Superior Board of Control.  more...


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Spawning success signals start of sturgeon comeback

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After 28 years of stocking sturgeon in Minnesota's St. Louis River and waiting for them to mature, fisheries biologists have documented the first natural reproduction of the species.  more...


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Upper Great lakes are down; lower Great Lakes are up

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While there have been no interruptions or restrictions on navigation in the Great Lakes, this year's water levels have had some impact on ships that ply the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway System trade. more...


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Great Lakes Water Festival promotes stewardship, advocacy, fun

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A festival with a cause, the Great Lakes Water Festival in Lowell, MI aimed to promote environmental stewardship and mobilize the public to advocate for action on issues facing West Michigan's lakes and rivers.  more...


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Because of climate change, fears of a Great Lakes ‘dead zone'

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University of Michigan's David Scavia discusses a frightening potential climate change scenario: the possibility for each of the Great Lakes to become a dead zone -- a water body stripped of oxygen where no fish or plants can survive.  more...


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Sea lamprey surveys will soon be underway

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The continuing battle against sea lampreys soon will come to locations in Wisconsin. A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service assessment crew will conduct surveys off the mouths of the Sand (Bayfield Co.) and Brule (Douglas Co.) rivers to determine the need for sea lamprey control.  more...


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Rip currents pose dangers in Great Lakes

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Despite the lack of tidal influences in the Great Lakes, rip currents are an ever present threat to swimmers, anglers and others along shoreline areas.  more...


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Co-op helps improve fishing: research facility housed in hydroelectric plant

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A Michigan co-op is helping to improve sport fishing throughout the Great Lakes through an aquatic research facility housed in an historic hydroelectric plant that it owns.  more...


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Officials to expand PCB testing in Lake St. Clair

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Officials plan to expand the scope of testing of fish in the Lake St. Clair area for PCBs after high levels of the chemical compounds were found in fish in two St. Clair Shores canals.  more...


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US Fish and Wildlife Service plans to survey Muskegon River to estimate sea lamprey population

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plans a sea lamprey survey in Muskegon County later this month. The goal is to determine whether it's necessary to do sea lamprey control in the lower Muskegon River.  more...


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Water barriers eyed for St. Clair River

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Water levels in the upper Great Lakes could be raised by placing gates, dikes or inflatable barriers in the St. Clair River at a cost of up to $225 million, a new report says.  more...


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