Winter 2009

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Tribal members from the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa (Ojibwe) havest wild rice on the Kakagon Sloughs near Ashland, the only large, pristine coastal population of wild rice remaining in the entire Great Lakes region Photo: Tim Tynan

"Fingerprinting" Wild Rice 
Examining its genetic makeup may reveal critical evidence to aid restoration

Studying the Bugs that Fight Back
Molecular techniques are used to search for tetracycline-resistant bacteria in a subdivision's wastewater and 4 aquaculture facilities

Annual AWRA Meeting in Point 1/30/2009
Wisconsin’s water researchers converge in the center of the state

Special Sections

Bob Rashid wading in the Wolf River during sturgeon spawning season. Photo: Jeff Kline

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Now available! “All Washed Up: Lake Michigan’s Algae Challenge.” Watch the video online or order copies to show others. Learn about the impacts of excessive algae, what’s causing it, and what can be done about it.
Born's career celebrated with style

Program/People News
ASC Mourns Death of Bob Rashid

Wisconsin's Water Library
Water Library Launches 'AquaLog' Blog

Education News
Educators are invited to explore Lake Superior in 2009’s COSEE workshop
Applicants sought for 2010 Knauss Fellowship Program

ASC Droplets
All 76 maps Great Lakes maps published by the U.S. Lake Survey from 1852 to 1882 now available online
Lake Superior estuarine research reserve moves forward
Dredging on Lower Fox to begin in spring



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