The problem of plastics in the Great Lakes is a subject of “The Blue Paradox,” an immersive, educational exhibition on view at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. The exhibition explores the pervasiveness of plastic pollution and the steps we can take to address it. Read the full story by The Chicago Reader.
The eDNA of silver carp has been detected in a water sample taken from the St. Joseph River near Berrien Springs, Michigan, as part of a regular U.S. Fish and Wildlife program to monitor Michigan waterways for the invasive bighead and silver carp. However, a positive eDNA sample does not necessarily indicate the presence of…
The U.S Fish and Wildlife Service has begun ridding Great Lakes tributaries of invasive sea lamprey by applying lampricide. These treatments happen every two to three years, with the most recent being in 2021. Read the full story by Midland Daily News. Read the full story
A recent report on blood lead levels in U.S. children highlights the urgent need for congressional action on the bipartisan infrastructure bill and the Build Back Better House reconciliation package, both of which include funding for cities to remove lead water lines that threaten the health of Wisconsin’s children. Read the full story by the…
In Michigan, Muskegon River anglers should be on the lookout this spring for Michigan Department of Natural Resources personnel collecting walleye eggs to stock ponds in the state. Read the full story by Up North Voice. Read the full story
The Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians has joined eight states, the Canadian province of Ontario and several Native American natural resource agencies as a signatory to the joint strategic plan for management of Great Lakes fisheries. Read the full story by Ashland Daily News. Read the full story