When the Milwaukee River Lake Sturgeon Reintroduction Project began 16 years ago, success wasn’t immediately apparent.
Having a solid scientific foundation for the project wasn’t the problem: sturgeon were raised in the Milwaukee River so they would return there to spawn when the time came. The problem was that lake sturgeon don’t return to a river to spawn for around 15 years.
When a 72-pound bighead carp was pulled from Humboldt Park Lagoon in Chicago earlier this month, many questioned how it got there. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources thinks the carp may have been stocked in Humboldt Park Lagoon 20-plus years ago. Read the full story by WTTW-TV – Chicago, IL. Read the full story…
A total of 18 leagues in six sports could start playing games so long as they get their public health unit’s approval and follow protocols.
Scientists have long hypothesized that storms would have strong impacts on water temperature and water column mixing, however, a recent study found that wind and rainstorms do not cause major temperature changes in lakes. Read the full story by Sault Online. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
Port Huron, Michigan is taking steps to stabilize parts of the Black River Canal’s eroding shoreline but officials said it is too soon to know what a long-term fix will look like, much like the rest of the city’s miles of aging seawall. Read the full story by the Times Herald. Read the full story…