Tag Archive: fishery

Feb 21

Breakwalls do more than protect harbors from waves

In the Milwaukee Harbor, a 500 foot section of breakwall has been re-designed to support fish. It’s made of huge boulders that fish can hide between. Then it’s covered by a layer of smaller rocks that create habitat for prey. John Janssen of the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee studies life on this breakwall. He’s found …

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Dec 03

Manitoba Lake Certified Sustainable

Waterhen Lake is home to the first freshwater fishery in North America to be certified sustainable.   Transcript of the Audio Podcast: A small Canadian lake recently snagged a big honor… on this CurrentCast. Waterhen Lake in Manitoba has long been proud of its walleye and northern pike fishery. Now, after a rigorous process, it’s …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.currentcast.org/uncategorized/manitoba-lake-certified-sustainable/