Monthly Archive: July 2014

Notes from the Field: Morrison Creek Lamprey 0

Notes from the Field: Morrison Creek Lamprey

The Morrison Creek Lamprey, a highly endangered and endemic species, is found only in the Morrison Creek of Vancouver Island BC. Recently the CWHC Executive Director, Craig Stephen accompanied fisheries expert Joy Wade on...

New member of the CWHC National Office 0

New member of the CWHC National Office

The CWHC National Office has a new member to add to its team; Erin Moffatt started work as the Centre’s Data and Communications Technologist, a new position as of July 2nd. Erin holds a...

Researchers use decoy turtles to identify predators 0

Researchers use decoy turtles to identify predators

After finding more than 50 dead turtles on Manitoulin Island, Ontario in 2013, researchers from Laurentian University are using decoy Blanding’s Turtles to identify possible predators. The die-off, which was thought to represent as...

Organizations Formalize Partnership to Support Project Beluga 0

Organizations Formalize Partnership to Support Project Beluga

On June 10, 2014, John G. Shedd Aquarium in Chicago and the Group for Research and education on Marine Mammals (GREMM) signed a memorandum of understanding establishing a collaborative bi-national relationship to promote the...

Asian Carp the target of new Ontario lab 0

Asian Carp the target of new Ontario lab

Canada has a new tool to battle the spread of an insatiable invasive species: an Asian carp research lab that’s the first of its kind in the country. Researchers say the Burlington, Ont.-based lab...