A new animated video series developed by the Great Lakes Aquatic Nonindigenous Species Information System (GLANSIS) and Michigan Sea Grant tells the story of how some of the Great Lakes’ worst aquatic invasive species were introduced to the region, and highlights management victories and the future of research along the way.
The 2022 Great Lakes Public Forum will take place Sept. 27-29 in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. This year’s Forum holds special significance as it falls on the 50th anniversary of the signing of the 1972 Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement between Canada and the United States.
Shay Keretz, a CIGLR graduate research fellow, is working with her advisors to comprehensively survey the large, deep, and fast-flowing parts of the St. Clair-Detroit River System for both unionid and dreissenid mussels. This work will contribute toward native mussel conservation and management.
The NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL) is one of seven Federal research laboratories in the Oceanic and Atmospheric Research line office of NOAA. Designated on April 25, 1974, GLERL was established to provide a focus for NOAA’s environmental and ecosystem research in the Great Lakes and coastal marine environments.
NOAA GLERL's Lake Michigan Field Station (is the home port for NOAA Great Lakes vessels, which operate throughout the Great Lakes. It is also the platform for the long-term observations research program on Lake Michigan.