Press Releases

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Date Title Source
1/1/2017 Lake Erie Committee Recommends Increased Yellow Perch and Walleye Allowable Catches for 2017 Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2017 Sex-shifting Fish: Growth Rate Could Determine Sea Lamprey Sex Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2016 Sea Lamprey Mating Pheromone Registered By EPA As First Vertebrate Pheromone Biopesticide Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2016 From Projects To Practice: Great Lakes Fishery Commission Mobilizes Science To Meet Management Needs Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2016 Fishery Agencies Propose Chinook Stocking Reduction To Sustain The Lake Michigan Fishery Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2016 Great Lakes Fishery Commission Honors Robert Adair for Applying A Holistic Understanding Of Fisheries Management To The Sea Lamprey Control Program Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2016 Great Lakes Fishery Commission Honors Dr. Charles Krueger for His Career-Long Contributions to Great Lakes Fishery Science and Management Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2016 Great Lakes Fishery Commission Honors Dr. Suzette Kimball for Her Dedication To Fostering Great Lakes Partnerships Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2016 Sea Lamprey Trapping Improved Significantly With Electricity Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2016 Michigan's Boardman River Selected as Site for Major Fish Passage, Invasive Species Technology Project Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2016 Fishery Agencies Adjust Lakewide Predator Stocking to Preserve Lake Michigan Predator-Prey Balance Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2016 Fishery Agencies Identify Multi-Species Predator Stocking Reduction Targets For Lake Michigan Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2016 Lake Ontario Agencies Adjust Lakewide Predator Stocking to Promote Alewife Population Recovery Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2015 Great Lakes Fishery Commission Lauds New Legislation Aimed At Preventing Migration of Asian Carp and Other Invasive Species Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2015 Cameron Davis Honored for Great Lakes Partnerships Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2015 MSU's Dr. Mohamed Faisal Receives 2015 Award for Scientific Contributions to Healthy Ecosystems Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2015 Rod McDonald, formerly of DFO, receives the 2015 Vern Applegate Award Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2015 Climate change threatens one of Lake Erie's most popular fish Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2015 GLFC Presents Dr. Chris Goddard with the C.D. Buzz Besadny Award Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2015 The Great Lakes Acoustic Telemetry System partners with the Ocean Tracking Network Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2015 Lake Erie Committee Releases Updated Lake Erie Walleye Management Plan Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2015 Sea lamprey's reach thirty-year low in Lake Huron, reach twenty-year low in Lake Michigan, and trend downward in other lakes Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2014 Lake Michigan Committee Announces Lakewide Yellow Perch Summit Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2014 Great Lakes Fishery Commission Commends Rep. Candice Miller For New Legislation Aimed At Stopping Asian Carp And Other Harmful Species Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2014 Fisheries and Oceans Minister Gail Shea Proposes Critical Invasive Species Regulations Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2014 Lake Erie Committee Recommends 2014 Yellow Perch and Walleye Catch Levels Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2013 Bob Lambe becomes new executive secretary. Chris Goddard retires - a message from commission chair Mike Hansen. Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2013 Great Lakes Fishery Commission Honors Dr. Brad Young of The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for Outstanding Contributions to Sea Lamprey Control Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2013 Great Lakes Fishery Commission Honors Mark Ebener of The Chippewa Ottawa Resource Authority For His Scientific Contributions To The Great Lakes Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2013 Great Lakes Fishery Commission Honors John Robertson of Michigan for Promoting Sound Resource Management Through Strong Partnerships Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2012 ASIAN CARP THREAT HIGHLIGHTS URGENCY FOR ACTION Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2012 Lake Erie Committee Recommends Walleye and Yellow Perch Catch Levels for 2012. Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2012 International Joint Commission And Brookfield Renewable Power Join Forces With Greate Lakes Fishery Commission To Battle Destructive Sea Lamprey. Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2012 Great Lakes Acoustic Telemetry Observation System (GLATOS) Website Release and Webinar. Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2012 SAGINAW BAY SOURCE OF MILLIONS OF LAKE HURON WALLEYES, NEW STUDY SHOWS Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2012 Great Lakes Fishery Commission Honors Dr. Scudder Mackey for Forming Key Partnerships to Conduct Innovative Research Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2012 Great Lakes Fishery Commission Honors Dr. Jim Bence of Michigan State University for Distinguished Scientific Contributions Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2012 Risk Assesment Highlights Need For Urgent Action To Prevent Establishment Of Asian Carps Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2012 Proposed Salmon Stocking Reductions Announced for Lake Michigan Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2012 Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee Announces Availability of New Asian Carp Video Footage Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2011 Great Lakes Fishery Commission urges immediate passage of bill to stop Asian Carp and other invasive species Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2011 Binational panel recommends Lake Erie yellow perch and walleye catch limits for 2011 Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2011 Brookfield renewable power and cloverland electric cooperative join forces with Commission to battle destructive sea lamprey Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2011 Great Lakes Fishery Commission Honors Robert MacGregor of Ontario for Work to Protect and Restore American Eel Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2011 Great Lakes Fishery Commission Honors University of Wisconsin's Dr. James Kitchell for Distinguished Scientific Contributions Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2010 Great Lakes Fishery Commission recognizes Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters for Atlantic salmon restoration efforts Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2010 Great Lakes Fishery Commission honors Andy Buchsbaum for Great Lakes restoration advocacy Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2010 Great Lakes Fishery Commission honors captain Denny Grinold for execptional contributions to partnerships Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2010 Asian carp legislation introduced Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2010 It's better to eat at a crowded table Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2010 Sea lamprey time their spawning migration to narrow temperature range Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2010 Key research needs identified for restoration of Great Lakes deepwater fishes Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2010 Synthesized sex pheromones lure lampreys into traps Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2010 Portrayal of cormorants changes from victim to perpetrator Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2010 Zebra mussels reconfigure 'social' interactions to their benefit Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2010 Great Lakes Fishery Commission lauds Canada's plan to assess risk of Asian carps Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2010 The call of the child - Sea lamprey spawning behavior follows larval odor Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2010 Great Lakes sea lamprey control to be featured on Discovery Channel?s Dirty Jobs! Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2009 President?s Fiscal 2010 Budget Promises Major Advances in Great Lakes Restoration Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2009 Just-signed 'Energy and Water' Bill to Bring Significant Habitat Improvements to the Great Lakes Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2009 Great Lakes Fishery Commission and Great Lakes Fishery Trust Reaffirm 2008 'Separation Study' for Chicago canal Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2008 Preserved fish and stable isotopes help reconstruct historical Great Lakes food webs Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2008 New methods developed to estimate sea lamprey damage Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2008 Research says early and consistent stakeholder involvement yield more sustainable fishery management decisions Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2008 Scientists use odour cues to lure invasive round gobies into traps Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2008 New research explains relationship between commercial price, amount of harvest, and alarming decline in American eel Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2008 Catch limits recommended for Lake Erie walleye and yellow perch for 2008 Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2008 Ground-breaking fish marking technology to make Ontario debut Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2008 Ontario's new lake sturgeon initiative designed to rehabilitate a native species, stop illegal trafficking Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2008 Alliance for the Great Lakes releases study about Chicago waterway system Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2007 Commission hails introduction of Essential Barrier Legislation Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2007 Great Lakes sturgeon found vulnerable to sea lamprey predation Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2007 Importation and interstate transportation of silver carp banned Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2007 Importation and interstate transportation of black variety of Asian carp banned Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2007 Electrical 'Asian Carp' barrier on Chicago canal passes final legislative hurdle Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2006 President Bush Appoints David A. Ullrich Of Chicago, Illinois to Great Lakes Fishery Commission Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2006 GLFC Praises Initiative to Restore Great Lakes Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2006 GLFC honors individuals for exceptional service to the Great Lakes Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2006 GLFC hails signing of Great Lakes fish and wildlife restoration act Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2006 Bernie hansen honored for dedicated service to GLFC Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2005 Ijc and GLFC praise sport fishers for collecting funds for chicago-area invasive species barrier Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2004 Commission Lauds Today's groundbreaking for 'Asian Carp' barrier Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2004 Catch Limits Set for Lake Erie Walleye and Yellow Perch in 2004 Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2004 IJC and GLFC Urge Bi-national Action to Prevent Invasive Species Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2003 GLFC deeply encouraged by environmental restoration legislation Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2003 New study reveals existence of compartments in natural food webs Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2002 Duluth, Minnesota to Host Prominent Fisheries Assembly Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2002 Sea Lampreys Invade Chicago Boat Show Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2002 Canadian and U.S. Audits Call Attention to Serious Invasive Species Threat Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2002 Agencies Take Emergency Action To Defend Against Asian Carp Invasion Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2001 GLFC Honors Vic Gillman Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2001 GLFC Honors Those Involved in Tribal Settlement for Work to Forge Historic Fisheries Agreement Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2001 GLFC Honors Ed Makauskas Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2001 GLFC-IJC news release on ballast management Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2000 Lake Erie Committee Cautious About Walleye For 2000 Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2000 Senate Committee Acts to Protect Great Lakes Fishery Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2000 International Committee Taking Action to Protect Lake Erie Walleye Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/2000 Great Lakes Fishery Commission to Honor National Marine Manufacturers Association Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/1999 President?s FY 2000 Budget Includes Increased Funding? for Great Lakes Sea Lamprey Control Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/1999 Great Lakes Fishery Commission to Honor Michigan Boating Industries Association Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/1999 Great Lakes Fishery Commission Expands Canadian Committee of Advisors Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/1999 Great Lakes Fishery Commission Receives Prestigious William E. Ricker Resource Conservation Award Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/1999 Great Lakes Fishery Commission Hails U.S. Increase For Great Lakes Sea Lamprey Control Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/1999 Public Meeting Provides Report and Recommendations on Great Lakes Aquaculture Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/1999 International Effort Eliminates Nearly Half of the Sea lampreys in the St. Marys River Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/1999 Congressman Knollenberg, Michigan Delegation Rally to Protect the Great Lakes Fishery Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/1998 Senator Abraham to Visit Great Lakes Fishery Commission and Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/1998 Lake Erie Committee: Phosphorous Targets Achieved in Lake Erie Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/1998 Thunder Bay, Ontario to host Lakes Michigan, Superior, and Huron Committee Meetings Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/1998 Fisheries and Oceans Minister David Anderson Announces Increased Support for the Great Lakes Fishery Commission Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/1998 Niagara Falls, Ontario to host Lakes Erie and Ontario Committee Meetings Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/1998 Sea Lampreys Finding 'Keep Out' Sign at Renovated Rogers City Dam Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/1998 Sea Lampreys Finding 'Keep Out' Sign at Renovated Harden Furniture Inc. Dam Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/1997 Lake Huron Committee: Lake Huron Committee Sanctions Plan to Control St. Marys River Sea Lampreys (News Release) Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/1997 Agencies Review Joint Strategic Plan for Management of Great Lakes Fisheries Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/1997 Lake Erie Committee: Lake Erie Yellow Perch Improving (News Release) Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/1997 Lake Superior Committee: Lake Superior Committee Stresses Need to Protect Fishery Rehabilitation Gains (News Release) Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/1997 Lake MichiganCommittee: Fishery Officials Concerned About Increased Sea Lamprey Wounding in Lake Michigan (News Release) Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/1997 Landmark Great Lakes Fisheries Plan to be Signed in Ottawa Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/1997 Commission Applauds Governor Engler's Proposal for Enhanced Sea Lamprey Control (News Release) Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/1997 Letter to the Editor concerning Michigan's contribution to sea lamprey control Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/1996 Great Lakes Fishery Agencies, Dow Chemical Team up to Protect Great Lakes Fishery Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/1996 U.S. Members Announce Slight Increase in 1996 Fish Quotas; Committee Notes Significant Changes in Lake Erie Fishery Productivity Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/1996 Commission Celebrates Lake trout restoration, Unveils Website, Honors Leadership, and Considers Invasive Species Legislation During Annual Meeting Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/1996 Great Lakes Fishery Commission, Management Agencies to Conduct Essential Dye Study in Preparation for Future St. Marys River Sea Lamprey Control Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/1996 Canada Restores Great Lakes Sea Lamprey Control Program Funding Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/1996 Canada Pledges to Maintain Great Lakes Fishery Convention Act Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/1996 U.S. House and Senate Agree on Funding for Great Lakes Sea Lamprey Control Program Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/1996 Serious Yellow Perch Decline Continues in Lake Michigan Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/1996 Lake Superior Lake Trout Restoration Proclaimed a Major Victory Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/1996 St. Marys River Lamprey Control Key to the Health of the Lake Huron Fishery Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/1995 Fishery Management Officials Re-Examine Ruffe Control Strategy Great Lakes Fishery Commission
1/1/1995 Great Lakes Fishery Commission Holds Annual Meeting in Toronto Great Lakes Fishery Commission