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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.

Postdocs move on

Postdocs move on

AWRI says goodbye to two postdocs, Geraldine Nogaro and Dave Janetski, who have both secured exciting new positions.

AWRI Scientists Study Juvenile Recruitment Patterns of Yellow Perch

AWRI Scientists Study Juvenile Recruitment Patterns of Yellow Perch

Yellow perch are an ecologically and economically important species in North America, especially in Lake Michigan. Yellow perch supported extensive commercial and recreational fisheries in Lake Michigan as recently as the 1980s, but only a fraction

Area students get science field trips thanks to Alcoa Foundation grant

Area students get science field trips thanks to Alcoa Foundation grant

More than 500 students from Montague and Whitehall public schools will experience hands-on science field trips at Grand Valley's Annis Water Resources Institute during 2012 and 2013, thanks to a $15,000 grant from the Alcoa Foundation. The grant