Featured Articles

  1. Georgian Bay’s Vital Signs

    Dr. Pat Chow-Fraser is featured on Georgian Bay Forever's online speaker series "Vital Signs." In this short video, she shares her current research on the impacts of low water levels on fish habitat.

  2. Great Lakes Fish Distributions

    In 1982, Goodyear et al. published a 14-volume atlas of the spawning and nursery areas of Great Lakes fishes. This atlas remains the most comprehensive bi-national survey undertaken to date, containing information on all of the commercially and recreationally important species in the Great Lakes fishery.… Read More

  3. Wetland inventories

    Need for bi-national wetland inventory of coastal wetlands.

    During the early 2000s, the Great Lakes Coastal Wetland Consortium (GLCWC; see Ingram et al. 2004), consisting of both U.S. and Canadian scientists and policy makers, worked together to create a Geographic Information System (GIS)-based coastal wetland inventory for all five Great Lakes (see map above).  The GLCWC aimed to identify all existing coastal wetland habitat along the Great Lakes shoreline that were >2 ha in size, using the most up-to-date sources.… Read More