Posts Tagged ‘Trent University’

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Winter Grab looks at Great Lakes health

Three Canadian universities were part of Winter Grab – a unique binational effort looking at Great Lakes health during February.

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Tire additives deadly to cohos

A compound identified as the cause of mass die-offs of coho salmon in Seattle, Washington’s urban creeks has also been detected in Toronto.

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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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Evidence suggests walleye native to Kawarthas

Sean Berger of Trent University has found information that could change the way we view walleye in the Kawartha Lakes area.

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Eastern Ontario home to savvy, senior deer

You don’t have to convince James Mackenzie that white-tailed deer in eastern Ontario are getting wiser.

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Ask an expert: Can biting insects transmit COVID-19?

An expert from Peterborough’s Trent University answers the question, “Can mosquitoes or other biting insects, like black flies, transmit the coronavirus that causes COVID-19?”

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Province announces plans to thwart CWD

The province is ramping up efforts to thwart chronic wasting disease (CWD), a progressive, fatal brain disease that affects deer, elk, moose, and caribou, Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry Minister John Yakabuski announced on Wednesday, Dec. 18.

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Mosquitoes more abundant this spring

For those wondering if they have been swatting at more flying, blood-sucking insects than usual while outdoors this spring, experts confirm the answer is yes.

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Wanted: Hunter’s moose samples

A PhD candidate from Trent University is looking to genetic testing for clues that might explain why moose populations are declining. Meredith Purcell is asking hunters to take part in the moose genome project by sending moose tissue samples to her in small tubes by mail. Preferred samples include meat, ear tips, or teeth. The […]