Great Lakes Restoration Initiative RSS feed of news related to Great Lakes Restoration Initiative en Newly Hatched Invasive Grass Carp Found in Maumee River, Ohio;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>A genetic analysis conducted by the U.S. Geological Survey recently confirmed that  larval, or newly hatched, fish collected from the Maumee River during the summer of 2018 are grass carp, one species of invasive Asian carps that threaten the Great Lakes. The Maumee River is a tributary to Lake Erie.</p> Wed, 6 Mar 2019 11:45:00 EST 801bdf4d-99ea-479c-a657-dada8254229a ( U.S. Geological Survey Students visit GLSC Chesterton lab to learn about microbiology applications;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>Students from Indiana University Northwest visited the Lake Michigan Ecological Research Station (GLSC, Chesterton, Indiana).</p> Tue, 9 Oct 2018 07:30:00 EDT b1f9bc72-c3d1-4d06-a04e-850d790ca450 ( U.S. Geological Survey Tree Swallow GLRI Story Map;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>This Story Maps accompanies 4 peer-reviewed publications to provide a convenient and useful tool to access the information contained within these four peer-reviewed publications.  The tree swallow data are easily visualized on a landscape scale, or more detail can be obtained by drilling down.  These data are being used by States and EPA in their Beneficial Use Impairment (BUI) assessments. </p> Fri, 9 Mar 2018 10:15:00 EST Anonymous b4f6376a-f2bc-4f6f-9c1f-55bb4a358c89 (Anonymous) U.S. Geological Survey Coastal Wetland Decision Support Tools Now Available for Great Lakes;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>Upper Midwest and Great Lakes Landscape Conservation Cooperative Launches Coastal Wetland Decision Support Tools</p> Mon, 12 Dec 2016 11:30:00 EST 733f455c-5ea6-4c0b-8f49-79692fb36444 ( U.S. Geological Survey Widespread Plastic Pollution Found in Great Lakes Tributaries;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>  </p> Wed, 14 Sep 2016 14:15:00 EDT 152e5ff1-1fda-4dec-92a5-92fa2b8e4eaa ( U.S. Geological Survey High Rate of Tumors Found on white sucker in some Wisconsin Rivers;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>There is an elevated incidence of skin and liver tumors among White Suckers caught in certain Wisconsin rivers that flow into Lake Michigan according to a U.S. Geological Survey study recently published in the Journal of Fish Diseases.</p> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 05:00:00 EDT Anonymous e4678958-ca8b-4730-9ed6-f9a9b5063d62 (Anonymous) U.S. Geological Survey Low Levels of Contaminants Found in Great Lakes Tree Swallow Eggs;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>    </p> Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:15:00 EDT d495bc8e-3e41-4465-a3b5-ad577eeafcab ( U.S. Geological Survey Sea Lamprey Mating Pheromone Registered by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as First Vertebrate Pheromone Biopesticide;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>Ann Arbor, MI – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency registered a sea lamprey mating pheromone, 3kPZS, as the first ever vertebrate pheromone biopesticide in late December, 2015. Like an alluring perfume, the mating pheromone is a scent released by male sea lampreys to lure females onto nesting sites.</p> Mon, 4 Jan 2016 10:15:00 EST 63845adc-5f3b-4469-9b77-fb96f1a35e29 ( U.S. Geological Survey Wildlife Disease Science in the National Parks;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>From striking craggy pinnacles to cavernous underground lairs, the national parks are renowned for their grand wildernesses. However, the inhabitants of these landscapes – the wilds’ wildlife – are perhaps the most beloved of the parks’ draws.</p> Fri, 11 Dec 2015 07:00:00 EST Anonymous be9dc3a7-f0f3-4ef9-9480-a4486b23c4c3 (Anonymous) U.S. Geological Survey Grass Carp Eggs Compromised by Settling on Streambeds;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>Grass carp egg survival is compromised when they settle on streambeds and are potentially covered by sediments, according to a new study by the U.S. Geological Survey. It has been long assumed that the eggs of Asian carps, including grass carp, must be carried in the water current in order to hatch successfully, but no previous scientific studies have proven that theory.</p> Thu, 15 Oct 2015 10:15:00 EDT 7bd1db9a-59ba-4b09-84cd-9d5a2e0c2947 ( U.S. Geological Survey What’s Being Done to Protect the Great Lakes?;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>New and improved science tools can help managers and researchers evaluate current threats and develop management strategies to protect and restore the valuable Great Lakes ecosystem.</p> Mon, 2 Feb 2015 07:45:00 EST 365d0238-b2f5-454b-b0a0-00fbaadf9a32 ( U.S. Geological Survey Climate Change Could Affect Future of Lake Michigan Basin;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>Climate change could lengthen the growing season, make soil drier and decrease winter snowpack in the Lake Michigan Basin by the turn of the century, among other hydrological effects.</p> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:15:00 EST ade503ff-3850-46d0-ae65-5d46a361d243 ( U.S. Geological Survey Huron-Erie Corridor Initiative partners receive prestigious Secretary of the Interior honor;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>The Huron-Erie Corridor Initiative received a 2013 Department of the Interior (DOI) Partners in Conservation award today, which is one of the highest recognitions bestowed on organizations by the U.S. Secretary of the Interior.</p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 10:15:00 EST b886cc16-c887-49ca-b7c5-b6dd776729cc ( U.S. Geological Survey