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Study finds high rate of fish tumors in 2 Wisconsin waterways
Wisconsin Public Radio (8/26)
A federal study shows an elevated level of tumors affecting a fish species in two Wisconsin rivers. The three-year study by the U.S. Geological Survey looked at 200 bottom-feeding white sucker fish in each the Sheboygan and Milwaukee Rivers.

Fresh out of the water, R/V Chinook continues to educate at the Besser Museum
WBKB-TV - Alpena, MI (8/26)
After being on the waters of Lake Huron for the past 60 plus years, the retired Mich. Dept. of Natural Resources Research Vessel Chinook has a new home, now resting outside the Besser Museum in Alpena.

New wave of state trails to include waterways
Up North Live (8/26)
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is developing a policy to include Michigan water trails in the state's trails program.

DNR suspends Lake Michigan Chinook stocking
Greensburg Daily News (8/26)
The Indiana Dept. of Natural Resources will temporarily cease stocking Chinook salmon in Lake Michigan in 2017 out of concern there isnít enough forage base in the lake.

Pair may be youngest all-female team to kayak around Lake Superior
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (8/25)
Two women recently completed a circumnavigation of Lake Superior, an effort they hope inspires other women in the outdoors.

Plans explained for cleanup at former U.S. Steel site
Duluth News Tribune (8/25)
In Minnesota, details were announced Thursday for a $69 million proposed plan to address contaminated sediment at U.S. Steel's former industrial site in Duluth's Morgan Park neighborhood.

Progress unveiled on new Champlain Bridge
CTV Montreal (8/25)
In Quebec, Montrealers got a preview of what will be one of the largest infrastructure projects in North America, as TV cameras were given a tour of the St. Lawrence River site that will be home to the new Champlain Bridge.

Investigation underway into Cicero companyís alleged wildlife hazard
CBS News (8/24)
An investigation is underway into allegations a Cicero, Ill., company created a hazard to fish and other wildlife in and around the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, an environmentally protected waterway.

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