Great Lakes Updates

Follow along with Great Lakes researcher Katie O'Reilly's #25DaysofFishmas.
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
Via Great Lakes Echo
The poinsettia doesn’t actually grow in New York, despite the evidence in every bodega and office reception area in the city.
Tue, Dec 12, 2017
Via Invasive Species News
Climate change takes a heavy toll on the tundra, increasing the probability of extreme droughts. As a result, the frequency of fires in forests, bogs and even wetlands continues to rise. In addition, the northern areas of the tundra have also become more accessible and negatively impacted by human activities in recent years.
Tue, Dec 12, 2017
Via Invasive Species News
The honey bee gut is colonized by specialized bacteria that help digest components of the floral pollen diet and produce molecules that likely promote bee health. Researchers have now uncovered which bacterial species perform which specific digestive functions in the bee gut.
Tue, Dec 12, 2017
Via Invasive Species News
Agriculture and domestic activities consume much of the Colorado River water that once flowed to the Colorado Delta and Northern Gulf of California. The nature and extent of impact of this fresh-water loss on the ecology and fisheries of the Colorado Delta and Gulf of California is controversial. A recent publication reveals a previously unseen risk to the unique local biodiversity of the tidal portion of the Delta.
Tue, Dec 12, 2017
Via Invasive Species News
The forests you see today are not what you will see in the future. That's the overarching finding from a new study on the resilience of Rocky Mountain forests.
Tue, Dec 12, 2017
Via Invasive Species News
Over the past two winters, the Great Lakes have had a below-average ice cover. And that’s expected to continue this year.
Tue, Dec 12, 2017
Via Great Lakes Echo
Follow along with Great Lakes researcher Katie O'Reilly's #25DaysofFishmas.
Tue, Dec 12, 2017
Via Great Lakes Echo
A Great Lakes researcher has launched a new holiday celebrating fish and "bad puns."
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
Via Great Lakes Echo
Did Mother Nature look over van Gogh's shoulder for this one? Or is it the other way around?
Fri, Dec 08, 2017
Via Great Lakes Echo