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Ken Drouillard

Hugh MacIsaac accompanies students from China’s Yunnan University on a boat tripUWindsor professor Hugh MacIsaac accompanies students from China’s Yunnan University on a boat trip to collect water samples from Lake Erie.

Visit anchors environmental exchange with Chinese university

Eight students from Yunnan University in China travelled to Windsor for a two-week course at the Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research.

Dr. Kenneth Drouillard, professor at the University of Windsor's Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research, explains why the emergence of mayflies can be an indication of lake health.Dr. Kenneth Drouillard, professor at the University of Windsor's Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research, explains why the emergence of mayflies can be an indication of lake health.

UWindsor prof clears the air on mayflies

Most years, they rise from the water and blanket unsuspecting communities.

Children scream as their friends run in pursuit with one of these winged-insects pinched tight between their fingers.

But what are they exactly and should we be encouraged when some years produce seemingly record levels and others don’t?

Are they fishflies, June bugs, or mayflies?