Fish passage project could have ‘broad impact’ on Great Lakes

The study's lead author, Sarah Janssen, said that "If an angler is catching a walleye or something else offshore, and it fed near the contaminated zones, it's a potential that they have higher mercury and that mercury is from legacy contamination." (Minnesota DNR)

Walleye, yellow perch, suckers and smallmouth bass could again swim the winding Boardman River beyond downtown Traverse City to forage for food or spawn in submerged vegetation, as they did more than a century ago. For the complete story, click here.

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