Water Blogged

Great Lakes Fisheries Management | Lake Erie Surveys

It is important to maintain a healthy ecosystem with sustainable fish stocks, most importantly the highly sought after members of the perch family, walleye and yellow perch. Lake Erie experienced significant water quality improvements through the 1970’s and 1980’s, mostly due to the Clean Water Act. Unfortunately, the frequency of harmful algal blooms is once again increasing, so the need to monitor water quality and its impact on the... Read the Full Story

Sustainable Land-Based Atlantic Salmon Production

At the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Northern Aquaculture Demonstration Facility, a specific strain of Atlantic salmon are being researched to determine the success of raising them in closed containment systems. The mission is to conduct research on sustainable... Read the Full Story