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May 17, 2022

Controlling sea lamprey in Ontario First Nations ancestral territory.

Nicholas Johnson

Nick Johnson (GLSC, Millersburg, Michigan) and Ryan Booth (Fisheries and Oceans Canada) met virtually with Juliana Lesage-Corbiere and Ken Virta (Fish and Wildlife Coordinators with Batchewana First Nation, Ontario) to discuss sea lamprey control in the Root River (Ontario) where it flows through Batchewana First Nation Ancestral Lands. The group discussed sea lamprey life history, the damage sea lamprey cause to fisheries, and traditional sea lamprey control tools (lampricides). They also discussed possible collaborative work to test supplemental control options that could reduce lampricide treatment frequency (learn more about supplemental controls at:

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