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Goal of UWM habitat study is to help restore fisheries in river
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (6/25)
Led by University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's School of Freshwater Sciences, a habitat study's goal is to identify habitat that supports estuary fish and recommend strategies to protect, encourage and connect these habitats in harbor revitalization and habitat restoration plans.

Funding milestone reached for Aquatic Research Lab expansion
The Sault Ste. Marie Evening News (6/13)
Both houses of Michiganís legislature have approved nearly $9 million in funding for an expansion of Lake Superior State Universityís successful Aquatic Research Lab (ARL).

Students dive, document Sheboygan shipwreck
Sheboygan Press (6/13)
A team of budding nautical archaeologists from East Carolina University dove below the waves of Lake Michigan to discover what treasures lay hidden on the sandy bottom.

Island living and working at Thousand Islands Biological Station in Clayton
The Syracuse Post-Standard (6/8)
Many apply, but few are chosen for the limited number of scientific research positions each year at the Thousand Islands Biological Station (TIBS). The SUNY ESF research facility is located on Governor's Island in the St. Lawrence River in Clayton, NY.

Gems emerge in eel study
The Cornwall Standard Freeholder (5/31)
In Ontario, an ongoing study of American eel habitat on the St. Lawrence River has a preeminent biology professor and masters student charting some uncharted waters in fisheries research.

Lake Superior State celebrating 30 years of salmon releases
The Associated Press (5/29)
In Michigan, the Aquatic Research Laboratory at Lake Superior State University is celebrating three decades of raising and releasing Atlantic salmon in the St. Marys River.

TEACH Calendar of Events
What's going on in your neighborhood this month? Meet other people and learn together at recreational and educational events! Our new dynamic calendar is updated daily with current educational events.
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Upcoming Events

June 12 - July 2, 2016
UNOLS Great Lakes Chief Scientist Training Cruises
Duluth, MN and Milwaukee, WI
New to planning shipboard field work? Wondering how to request research vessel time or equipment? Need samples or data for a research project? If so, take part in the 2016 UNOLS Great Lakes Chief Scientist Training Cruises. These cruises and workshops will instruct early-career marine scientists on how to effectively utilize time at sea for research and education.
Contact: Doug Ricketts
Phone: (218) 726-7826
E-mail: ricketts@d.umn.edu

July 13, 2016
Lake Erie Center's Naturalist Night
Oregon, OH
Lake Erie Center's Naturalist Night features University of Toledo graduate student Sara Guiher speaking on "Neighborhood watch: learn to identify and manage invasive plants in your yard." Come learn more about this engaging topic and how to help prevent the spread of invasive plants in our region.
Contact: Kathy Sullivan
Phone: 419-530-8361
E-mail: kathy.sullivan@utoledo.edu

August 12, 2016
Animal Soup, Michaywť Arts & Crafts Fair
Gaylord, MI
So you think you know your wildlife? Would you know what animal skin you are holding if you were blindfolded? Craig Kasmer, Naturalist from Hartwick Pines State Park, invites you to test your knowledge of Michiganís wildlife in this family friendly, fun game for kids AND adults!
Contact: Kathy Fitton
Phone: 248-613-6567
E-mail: artfair@michaywe.com

January 21, 2017
Winter Stonefly Search
Ann Arbor, MI
Come join a group of volunteers and experts to search for stoneflies! You will be guided through a stretch of stream or river in search of these little guys. Experienced researchers will educate you on how we determine the health of the stream or river you are visiting. Stoneflies live only in good quality streams and rivers, so this will help tell us about the problems in the water. . Adults and children welcome, but each child must be accompanied by an adult. The event is about 4 hours long and approximately half of that is spent indoors.
Contact: Jason Frenzel
Phone: 734-769-5123
E-mail: jfrenzel@hrwc.org

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