Topic: Recreation and Tourism

Don’t Dump Bait Thumbnail
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Information poster about the importance of not dumping bait to prevent aquatic invasive species spread.

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Salmon and Trout of the Great Lakes: A Visual Identification Guide Thumbnail
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The Great Lakes are home to eight species of salmon and trout. These species can be difficult to distinguish from each other as they overlap in their distributions and change appearance depending on their habitat and the time of year. This illustrated, peer-reviewed, two-page guide, courtesy of the Great Lakes Sea Grant Network, shows important body features and helpful tips to identify and distinguish between salmon and trout species in the Great Lakes.

Purdue Extension Publication: FNR-579-W

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Summary report of the “Plastics research in the Great Lakes: identifying gaps and facilitating collaboration” session presented during the 60th annual International Association for Great Lakes Research conference (IAGLR) Thumbnail
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This session was one of the largest at the 60th annual IAGLR conference, with 18 oral presentations, 1 poster presentation, and 1 facilitated discussion period. The full list of abstracts (with author contact information) is included as Appendix 1. This session was well-attended throughout the day, with as many as 70 people attending the individual talks.

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The ABCs of PCBs: Know your catch Thumbnail
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If you fish in the Great Lakes region and eat your catch, this pamphlet will help you reduce your risk of consuming contaminated fish and introduce you to some of the facts of PCBs. Note: file includes English, Spanish, Polish, and Chinese translations.

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The Helm Thumbnail
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The HELM is IISG’s newsletter, describing highlights from the program’s outreach, education and research activities.

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The HELM is IISG’s newsletter, describing highlights from the program’s outreach, education and research activities.

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