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DNR: After 100 years lake sturgeon could finally return to Milwaukee River

NEWBURG (WITI) — Because of overfishing, pollution and dams, it’s been more than a hundred years since sturgeon have been found in the Milwaukee River. But now, the DNR has reached a major milestone in their efforts to repopulate the river. 332 more words

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Lake Sturgeon Making Comeback in Missouri

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Missouri conservation officials are claiming a major milestone in their decades-long effort to bring back the endangered lake sturgeon.

Conservation spokesman Travis Moore says they recently discovered this species is once again spawning after a very close brush with extinction, “We have generations of people who’ve never seen a lake sturgeon. 308 more words

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Conservation Connection: Lake sturgeon now reproducing in Mississippi River

An event that fisheries biologists describe as big as bringing back deer and turkey to Missouri was recently witnessed in the Mississippi River near St. Louis. 50 more words

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Michigan Wants To Limit Dredging To Help Protect Sturgeon

SAUGATUCK TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) – The state wants to limit the times of year when dredging is allowed in part of southwestern Michigan to protect lake sturgeon, officials announced Monday. 253 more words

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Volunteers and the Lake Sturgeon

(photo by Robert Barossi)

by Robert Barossi

The images and messages created by environmental organizations often use iconic and instantly recognizable species. Polar bears. Pandas. Wolves. 229 more words

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