Posts Tagged ‘Great Lakes’

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Community hatcheries keep Ontario stocked

On a late fall morning, a dozen or so volunteers gather on a wooded hill with a magnificent view of Georgian Bay. This group has no interest in the autumn splendour, however.

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New ballast-water regulations applauded

New ballast-water regulations aim to stop spread of invasive species in Canada. Sea-going vessels have been held responsible in the past.

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Great Lakes get funding

The provincial government announced it would disburse $1.9 million to 44 community-based projects designed to protect the Great Lakes.

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COVID-19 impacting lamprey control efforts

The COVID-19 pandemic has hindered Great Lakes lamprey control efforts.

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Great Lakes could be under siege

A recent study determined that as many as 144 additional invasive species could potentially invade the Great Lakes.

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New Great Lakes deal marks 50th anniversary

Canada and Ontario recently marked the 50th anniversary of the Canada-Ontario Agreement on Great Lakes Water Quality and Ecosystem Health by signing a new deal, the ninth between the governments.

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Waterspout reports increasing

New research says reports of waterspouts, a whirling column of air and water mist that usually appears as a funnel-shaped cloud, are increasing every year.

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Asian carp update

Efforts to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes took another small step forward in the last days of 2020.

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US bait fish issues could affect Great Lakes

A study conducted in the US has revealed troubling information regarding invasive species prevention in the Great Lakes.