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September 2000

Mapping the “Secret” Spawning Grounds of Lake Trout

A research project used a unique combination of technologies to discover habitats off the North Shore of Lake Superior where lake trout are likely to spawn.

Freshwater Fauna

The new Great Lakes Aquarium in Duluth, MN, uses Lake Superior as the “lens” though which the world’s large bodies of fresh water and global freshwater issues are examined. Find out how Sea Grant helped in the aquarium’s development and how we will continue to cooperate.

University of Minnesota Researcher to Study Endocrine Disruption in Fish from Duluth-Superior Harbor

The National Sea Grant College Program has awarded Deborah Swackhamer $298,000 for a two-year biotechnology project, which will be the first to offer a broad look at how exposure to xenoestrogens (environmental contaminants that disrupt reproduction and other functions) can affect individuals, populations, and communities of biological organisms.

Water, Webs & Widgets

See 2 of the 35 teachers who attended a water monitoring technology workshop we hosted along with the Science Museum of Minnesota and the Audubon Center of the North Woods.

Where are They Now?

This is a profile of Kathleen Mayo, a former Sea Grant-funded graduate student who now works as a water quality scientist with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Chicago, IL.

Staff Update

The Water on the Web site won an award, and one of our staff members was named to a regional committee.

Bow Watch

Highlighting Fresh Water

Minnesota Sea Grant Director Carl Richards describes the importance of the Great Lakes Aquarium.

New Publications & Services

Minnesota Shoreland Management Resource Guide

Information for shoreland stewards is available on the Web.

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Ruffe...

...is probably contained in the studies listed in our 60-page “Research Bibliography on Eurasian Ruffe.”

New Journal Reprints

We have a recently-published scientific journal reprint about Eurasian ruffe available for free.

Seeing Purple? Is It Loosestrife?

A wallet-sized card is available that helps identify this nuisance plant.


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