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Mapping Harmful Algal Outbreaks Helps Combat Future Threat

September 6, 2015

Mapping historic harmful algal outbreaks has increased our understanding of their causal factors and will lead to more effective future management.

Protecting the Indian River Lakes Wetland Benefits People, Wildlife

June 17, 2014

Protecting valuable shoreline in the St. Lawrence Valley in New York has enhanced fish and wildlife habitat and increased recreational opportunities.

Business Owners, Anglers Work to Stop the Spread of Invasive Species

June 6, 2014

Researchers, working with agencies, bait shop owners, and anglers, are developing a public education campaign to prevent the spread of invasive species.

Restoring Fish Habitat at Lake Shore Marshes

April 29, 2014

Ducks Unlimited restored 80 acres of Lake Ontario wetlands to improve fish and wildlife habitat and create outdoor recreational opportunities.

Project Aims to Make Wind Power Bird-Friendly

December 6, 2013

A project that tracked bird movements in the Great Lakes could reduce the number of birds and bats killed by new wind turbines planned for the basin.

Buffalo River Undergoing Transformation

November 24, 2013

The Buffalo River is being transformed from an industrial wasteland into a greenway that beautifies the community and creates habitat.

Lake Trout Making a Comeback in Niagara River

July 9, 2013

New research findings from the Great Lakes Fishery Commission are advancing efforts to restore the Niagara River lake trout population.

Scientists Restoring Two Native Fish Species in Lake Ontario

June 5, 2012

The U.S. Geological Survey is taking an innovative approach to restoring two native fish species at different levels of Lake Ontario’s food web.

Clear Creek Restoration

January 20, 2012

Stabilizing eroding stream banks and improving fish passage in New York’s Clear Creek could improve the trout stream by reducing the amount of sediment washing into the waterway. The project is part of a growing effort to help New York reclaim its heritage as a state teeming with healthy trout streams.