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As part of the Cooperative Science and Monitoring Initiative (CSMI), over 40 scientists from 15 agencies gathered in 2015 to take stock of the health of Lake Michigan. They focused on assessing several critical concerns in Lake Michigan: the lower food web, which may be depleted by invasive zebra and quagga mussels, the condition of key prey fish species, and the impact of contaminants on water quality and in the food chain.

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This program provides the opportunity for educators to borrow actual monitoring equipment used by scientists in the field and for students to experience collecting and analyzing real water-quality data. It is a great way to bring to life the topic of water quality for your students, and bring the outdoors to your classroom or your classroom outdoors!

For more detailed information, visit Limno Loan

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This innovative website introduces students (grades 4-10) to marine and freshwater invasive species and their impacts through detective-themed activities and colorful cartoon characters.

For more detailed information, visit Nab the Aquatic Invader!

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The Helm is a collection of recent IISG success stories, describing some of our research, outreach, and education efforts to address coastal and Great Lakes issues in Illinois and Indiana.

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Feature Headlines

  • Predicting Urban Sprawl in Top 20 U.S. Coastal Cities
  • Research in Review: New Tools for Water Quality Testing
  • All Hands (and Eyes) on Deck!
  • Roosevelt Students On Board the W.G. Jackson
  • Exotic Species Day Camp Wins Award
  • Geography Teachers on the Move at Exotics Workshop
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