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US Rep. Dan Kildee visits USGS research vessel Arcticus, Lake Huron

October 29, 2018

U.S. Representative Dan Kildee (MI-05) recently visited the Great Lakes Science Center's R/V Arcticus to learn more about our fishery research.

US Congressman Dan Kildee with GLSC employees next to R/V Arcticus
US Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05), third from left, and his Senior Legislative Assistant Jordan Dickinson, second from right, visit the science and vessel crew of the USGS research vessel Arcticus. Jill Wingifield of the Great Lakes Fishery Commission, third for right, also joined the two-hour cruise.(Credit: Josh Miller, USGS. Public domain.)

U.S. Representative Dan Kildee (MI-05) boarded the USGS research vessel Arcticus in East Tawas, Michigan, on October 14, 2018, for a two-hour cruise out into Lake Ontario. The Congressman witnessed the operations of a Great Lakes fishery research vessel and talked with GLSC scientists Darryl Hondorp and Pete Esselman (GLSC, Ann Arbor, Michigan) as well as Jill Wingifield of the Great Lakes Fishery Commission. The congressman learned about the Great Lakes Deepwater Science Program administered by the USGS in support of the binational cooperative management of the $7 billion Great Lakes fishery. 

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