Posts Tagged ‘Lake Erie’

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Lake Erie grass carp cause concern

Used in some states for algae control in ponds, grass carp, a supposedly sterile species, have been in Lake Erie for more than 30 years.

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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 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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Lakers spawning in Lake Erie after 60 years

The discovery of wild lake trout fry in mid-May by New York State’s Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) was confirmed in a press release.

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Warming water not good for fish

Climate change doesn’t bode well for fish, researcher warns, as fish are losing habitat space at the bottom of lakes.

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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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Balloons cause concern on Lake Erie

Though balloons usually mean happy times, sometimes the sight of them is no cause for celebration.

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Lake Erie perch quotas down

Lake Erie commercial and recreational anglers saw a decrease in Total Allowable Catch (TAC) for perch when the Lake Erie Committee (LEC), composed of fishery managers from both sides of the lake, announced new quotas in late March.

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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.