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Latest science findings from Ocean Ecology Research to be presented at Conferences in February 2024

USGS scientists will present findings from their ocean and coastal research at three scientific conferences this February.  USGS research in ocean...

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USGS to deploy bait stations for invasive grass carp in Upper Mississippi River

Scientists are assessing whether the bait can reduce the effort and cost required to manage invasive grass carp.

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Friday's Findings - September 15 2023

Title: Diverse Portfolios: Investing in Tributaries for Restoration of Large River Fishes

Speaker: Kristen Bouska, Research Ecologist, USGS Upper...

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I Am A...Science Careers Book For Kids

This activity book is an illustrative guide designed to introduce young minds about the exciting world of science careers. From ichthyologists to...

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Tap water study detects PFAS ‘forever chemicals’ across the US

At least 45% of the nation’s tap water is estimated to have one or more types of the chemicals known as per- and polyfluorinated alkyl substances, or...

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Friday's Findings - June 23 2023

Title: Movers and Shakers: Invasive and Native Fish Passage at Large River Navigation Locks and Dams

Speaker: Andrea Fritts, Research Fish Biologist...

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Media Alert: Calling all Wisconsin duck hunters! USGS survey available for Green Bay and Lake Michigan

Public input requested 

An annual waterfowl harvest survey is open to duck hunter feedback now through Dec. 31 for the Green Bay and Lake Michigan...

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Friday's Findings - November 4th 2022

Title: Science to Support the Conservation of Native Freshwater Mussels in Large Rivers 

Date: November 4th at 2:00 pm Eastern

Speaker: Teresa...

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Upper Mississippi and Illinois Rivers Experiencing Widespread and Regional Changes

 

ROCK ISLAND, Illinois – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District; and the U.S. Geological Survey, in partnership with others, have...

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Toxicity of Forever Chemicals Varies Among Amphibian Species

Some important amphibian species are more vulnerable to the harmful effects of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, than other species...

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USGS Friday's Findings - March 25 2022

Date: March 25, 2022, from 2-2:30 p.m. eastern time

Speaker: Dr. Ryan C. Burner, Research Wildlife Biologist, USGS Upper Midwest Environmental...

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Environmental DNA Research Sheds Light on Invasive Species

USGS Science is Refining eDNA Techniques and Developing New Applications 

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