Elevator Helping Sturgeon Bypass Dams, Grow Their Numbers In Menominee River | Wisconsin Public Radio

Sturgeon numbers in the Great Lakes have dwindled heavily over the years, due in part to dams blocking their spawning patterns. For the last several years, a fish elevator on the Menominee River has helped sturgeon find their way. We talk with two biologists¬†about how it works and how they’re tracking their progress. Biology Prof. Patrick Forsythe is interviewed.

Source: Elevator Helping Sturgeon Bypass Dams, Grow Their Numbers In Menominee River | Wisconsin Public Radio

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