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Spiny water fleas in Great Lakes indicate a larger problem

Great Lakes Echo (10/17)

The self-sustaining populations of the spiny water flea, an invasive species, suggest a greater problem in the Great Lakes, according to researchers.

Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve celebrates four years of research

Northland's News Center (10/15)

The Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve celebrated four years of research Wednesday evening. Officials showcased their new research lab and public education utilities in the open house at Barkers Island in Superior, Wis.

Study urges action on Lake Erie bacteria blooms

The Associated Press (10/15)

Climate change and invasive mussels may have helped to make Lake Erie a more inviting host for toxic bacteria in recent years.

River Talk Series


Wisconsin Sea Grant and the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve are starting the second year of science café-type evening talks about the St. Louis River estuary. These informal "River Talks" will be held on the third Thursday of the month through January in Superior, Wis., and Duluth, Minn.

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