Contaminated sediments limit the ecological recovery of the Detroit and Rouge River ecosystems, says a report released Tuesday by the State of the Strait Conference steering committee.
On the U.S. side of the Detroit River, up to 5.1 million cubic metres of contaminated sediments have been targeted for remediation by state and federal governments. No additional sediment remediation is required on the Canadian side.
A presentation Tuesday, Nov. 22, will focus on understanding stream health in modern human-impacted landscapes.
Shayenna Nolan (BSc 2021), a PhD student in integrative biology and director of communications at the Healthy Headwaters Lab in the Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research, will deliver “Streams of the Anthropocene” over Zoom starting at 7 p.m.
In his new book, “Great Lakes Champions,” John Hartig tells stories of 14 activists working to clean up polluted watersheds.
The Genomic Network for Fish Identification, Stress, and Health held its annual general meeting on Nov. 3 and 4.