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University of Windsor invasive species research centre closes

CBC News (5/27)

The Canadian Aquatic Invasive Species, based at the University of Windsor, is closing because it's run out of federal funding.

Study: Barges can pull small fish through electric barriers set up to block Asian carp from Great Lakes

The Associated Press (5/26)

A federal study says small fish can be trapped in water currents created by commercial barges and pulled through electric barriers designed to prevent invasive Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes.

Dogs as sentinels: Blue-green algae brings toxic mystery to Minn. waters

Minnesota Public Radio (5/24)

MPCA research scientist has been investigating reports of blue-green algae exposure in dogs for years. But it's often difficult to determine whether a dog has been poisoned by blue-green algae.

Beaver Island Boat Company lends ferry to Central Michigan University Researchers

The Charlevoix Courrier (5/23)

Researchers from Central Michigan University’s Institute for Great Lakes Research will be collecting data from the Great Lakes and using part of Beaver Island Boat Company’s fleet to help collect data to be used in their study.

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