Fish Fry Day: “FishWerks,” New App to Optimize Fish Barrier Removal

Pretend for a moment that you’re a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources scientist tasked with connecting migratory Great Lakes fish to upstream habitats. Let’s say the stream you’re working on has two dams and five impassable road crossings – all blocking fishes Read More …

Field Samples: Restoring the Flow for Great Lakes’ Migratory Fishes

Field Samples is a weekly Q&A asking researchers what they’ve been up to and what they’ve learned. Today, post doctoral researcher, Allison Moody, talks dams, road culverts and getting migratory fish moving again. Who are you, where are you from, and how Read More …

Fish Fry Day Video: White Suckers Can’t Go Home Again

You can’t go home again. While the sentiment means something a bit more figurative to those of us who traveled for the Holidays, for Great Lakes fishes the statement is all too literal. In fact, there are more than 275,000 Read More …

Fish Fry Day: Announcing New Website – Fish on the Run

Happy Fish Fry Day folks! Before you tune out for the rest of the day and dream of delicious fried fillets of your favorite fish, we’d like to introduce you to a brand-new website all about the incredible journeys many Read More …

CFL at the Shedd: 10,000+ “Migrate” to Aquarium on World Fish Migration Day

When the doors to Chicago’s world-famous Shedd Aquarium opened the Saturday before Memorial Day, Center for Limnology researchers were scrambling to get last-second details in place. Thousands of “fish passports,” a half dozen posters and two enormous fish-researcher cut-outs were Read More …

CFL at the Shedd Aquarium: World Fish Migration Day, May 24th!

At the break of dawn this Saturday, May 24th, Center for Limnology researchers and your trusty blogger will hit the road for Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium. Once there, we will help Shedd researchers and volunteers set up a number of activity Read More …

Looking to The Skies to Save U.S. Fish

A University of Wisconsin-Madison researcher says states should be looking to the skies in order to save fish. Brenda Pracheil, a postdoctoral fellow at the UW-Madison Center for Limnology, thinks it’s time for fish to garner the same protection afforded Read More …