Posts Tagged ‘Great Lakes’

close-up maw of the invasive sea lamprey
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100 years of sea lamprey

Nov. 8, 2021 was an ominous anniversary for the Great Lakes — it marked 100 years since the first capture of invasive sea lamprey

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Blue-green algae confirmed on Lake Superior

Blue-green algae is now in the Ontario waters of Lake Superior.

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Great Lakes protection projects get $2.8 million

Two dozen Great Lakes fish health and habitat projects will benefit from some $2.8 million in funding announced by the province.

an overview of wetlands
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Great Lakes protection projects get funding

Farming and landowning efforts to protect the Great Lakes and their watersheds are getting a funding boost from the province.

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Lake trout genome mapped

An advance in genetics will help scientists to better understand — and rehabilitate —Great Lakes lake trout.

fingerling fish being released into a waterway
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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.

a breakwall found on Lake Ontario
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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.