Fall 2015: West Michigan Fish Notes
Fishin' in the Mitten: Get the Scoop on Best Spots for Big Fish
A new visualization tool makes Michigan DNR’s Master Angler Program data easy to use. The map above shows locations of Master Angler brown trout catches from 1993-2014. Larger dots represent areas with more Master Angler catches. Similar maps are available for other Michigan species.
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The "Perfect Invader" Strikes a Favorite Michigan Trout Stream
The Pere Marquette River is now home to the New Zealand mudsnail - an invader that can live on damp surfaces for nearly a month, clone itself, and even pass through fish and bird guts unharmed.
What are the risks, and what can we do?
How Healthy is Michigan's Longest River?
The Grand River was in the spotlight at Tenth Annual Water Quality Forum. Topics included the reduction of combined sewer overflows (CSOs), sources and extent of fecal contamination, and water quality comparisons between the Grand and other rivers.
Overview of past presentations on Grand River health
Floating Classroom Provides Up Close Look at Local Waters
Educational programs offered on Grand Valley State University vessels highlight water quality, invasive species, and the connection between watersheds, rivers, and the Great Lakes.
Programs on board the D.J. Angus