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Muskegon Lake Water Quality Dashboard

Muskegon Lake Water Quality Dashboard

The annual Muskegon Lake water quality dashboard has been updated with data collected in 2014.

Forest Stewardship Plans Implemented

Forest Stewardship Plans Implemented

AWRI's Information Services Center (ISC) is completing a project for which they developed 10 Forest Stewardship Plans in the Muskegon River Watershed.

AWRI presents at the Michigan Chapter of the American Fisheries Society

AWRI presents at the Michigan Chapter of the American Fisheries Society

Several AWRI students and staff presented fish research at a recent meeting of the Michigan Chapter of the American Fisheries Society.

New Grant to Study Yellow Perch

New Grant to Study Yellow Perch

Dr. Carl Ruetz is taking the lead on a new ~$200K project to study yellow perch stocks in Lake Michigan and adjacent drowned river mouth lakes.

R.B. Annis Field Station Update

R.B. Annis Field Station Update

It has been more than one year since we opened and dedicated the R.B. Annis Field Station here at AWRI. The building has been well-used!

Incoming graduate students at AWRI, Fall 2014

Incoming graduate students at AWRI, Fall 2014

We are excited to welcome 4 new graduate students to AWRI!

Sabbatical Visitor Spending Fall at AWRI

Sabbatical Visitor Spending Fall at AWRI

Dr. David Fowle of the University of Kansas is conducting his sabbatical in Al Steinman's lab this Fall 2014 term.

Changing Carbon Balance in the Great Lakes

Changing Carbon Balance in the Great Lakes

A recent study summarizing 11 years of plankton metabolism data from Muskegon Lake to Lake Michigan give insight on the carbon balance in this Great Lakes coastal ecosystem.

The search for cancer-fighting fungi in the Great Lakes

The search for cancer-fighting fungi in the Great Lakes

Dr. Mark Luttenton is part of a team of scientists who are surveying the Great Lakes for fungi that could possibly be used to treat pediatric cancers.

Climate change: ignoring the problem is no longer a solution

Climate change: ignoring the problem is no longer a solution

AWRI's Dr. Kevin Strychar co-authored a chapter on climate change in a recent report released by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities.