What's New on GLIN Great Lakes Clean Communities Network Have you visited GLIN's April Site of the Month yet? The honor goes to the Great Lakes Clean Communities Network, a multi-partner effort led by the Institute of Water Research at Michigan State University to create a community of environmental practitioners throughout the Great Lakes. The primary goal is to establish a long-term sustainable network of leaders to share experiences.
In the News Bighead carp DNA found in another Ohio waterway The Columbus Dispatch (4/18) DNA of Bighead carp has been found in the Muskingum River 10 miles north of Zanesville, Ohio. That doesn’t guarantee that any fish are in the river or indicate how many might be. But any trace of the carp concerns state and federal wildlife officials, who want to stop Asian carp from reaching Lake Erie.
Northern Minnesota oil pipeline opposition led by Winona LaDuke St. Paul Pioneer Press (4/18) An American Indian environmental group led by nationally known Winona LaDuke is fighting a northern Minnesota oil pipeline because the pipeline is projected to go through environmentally fragile areas of the state, including the country’s largest wild rice bed.
Study examines deaths of trout that eat alewife Daily Press (4/17) Subtle immune system changes may explain why some Great Lakes trout and salmon die from the lack of an essential vitamin after eating alewife according to a scientific report released Wednesday.