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  • Plant Retailers Provide Potential Source of AIS
  • IISG Annouces Interim Director
  • Website Recruits AIS Detectives
  • Fish School is in Session
  • AIS-HACCP Program Expands
  • Experts Focus on Southern Lake Michigan Region Water Supply
  • Aquaculture Class Inspires High School Students
  • Rip Current Awareness can Save Lives
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  • The Troubled Youth of Yellow Perch
  • Great Lakes Monitoring Provides Management Cues
  • Consortium to Plan for Tri-state Water Supply
  • Find Your Niche in Aquaculture
  • New IISG Research Addresses Coastal Concerns
  • Camping Out with Sea Grant
  • New Curriculum Guide Premiers in Chicago
  • Reporting New Aquatic Invaders is a Mouse Click Away
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  • COSEE Great Lakes to Boost Science Education
  • Shedd Aquarium Opens Great Lakes Invader Exhibit
  • Legacy Act Brings Hope to Great Lakes Communities
  • Sea Grant Academy
  • IISG Knauss Fellows go to Washington
  • Historical Lake Levels Offer Insight into Future Lows
  • Stream Restoration Workshops Get Real-World Test
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  • Lake Michigan Shoreline Water is a Medicine Cocktail
  • Chicago Students Take on Medicine Disposal
  • Recreation Reduces Karner Blue Butterfly Reproduction
  • Great Lakes Legacy Act Fosters Riverfront Revitalization
  • Forecasting the Fate of Lake Michigan Storms
  • Alum can Clean Up Phosphorous from Manure Spills
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  • Indiana Bans 28 Invasive Aquatic Plants
  • 500 New Aquaculture Businesses Grow in Africa
  • Doing Real Science Inspires Great Lakes Students
  • Consumers Would Pay More for U.S. Seafood
  • Large Sprawling Yards can Lean to More Runoff
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  • Forecast Calls for Windy City Winter Blues
  • Invasive Mussel Impacts: It’s Complicated
  • Nearshore Food Web is an East-west Story
  • Student Scientists Explore Real-world Issues
  • New Tool Helps Planners Steer Clear of Tipping Points
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  • Plastic Fibers Emerge as Lake Michigan Pollutant
  • From Spin to Lab: Understanding Plastic Sampling in the Great Lakes
  • Researchers Can Now Dip into Years of Great Lakes Data
  • Video Chats Stream Shipboard Scientists to K-12 Classrooms
  • New Illinois Plan Will Reduce Nutrient Pollution in the Gulf
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The Medicine Chest: A Collection of Safe Disposal Curriculum Activities and Service-Learning Resources Thumbnail
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This 4-H curriculum, designed for informal education audiences, provides five inquiry-based lessons to help high school youth understand the harmful effects of improper disposal of medicines and what they can do to help. Each lesson contains a complete instruction plan, centered on a hands-on activity for the students. Our goals for The Medicine Chest are to: Offer comprehensive curricula on the issues surrounding pharmaceuticals and personal care products disposal; Incorporate a variety of educational approaches for instructing high school-level students; Support community stewardship by offering creative project examples and guidance that will inform the public about appropriate disposal practices; and Explore a variety of careers that work with pharmaceuticals and personal care products. We dedicate The Medicine Chest to our youth who are working to make a significant difference in their communities as they develop important lifelong learning skills, including leadership and civic responsibility.

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Walleye Farmed Fish Fact Sheet: A Guide for Seafood Consumers Thumbnail
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This fact sheet is a consumer guide to farmed walleye. The publication describes walleye, walleye farming, product safety, and culinary characteristics of walleye in addition to cooking tips and a recipe.



  1. Summerfelt, R.C., Kinnunen, R.E., Johnson, J.A., 2019. Production of Walleye as Potential Food Fish. North Central Regional Aquaculture Center Technical Bulletin #116, NCRAC Publications Office, Iowa State University, Ames.
  2. Summerfelt, R.C., ed. 1996. Walleye culture manual. NCRAC Culture Series #101, NCRAC Publications Office, Iowa State University, Ames, Page 5.
  3. Williams, M.C.W., Murphy, E.W., McCarty H.B., Snyder, B.D. Schrank, C.S., McCann, P.J. Crimmins, B.S. 2017. Variation in the essential fatty acids EPA and DHA in fillets of fish from Great Lakes region. Journal of Great Lakes Research, 43, Pages 150–160.
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