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Stories with subject: Limnology
  • Biennial conference to focus on protecting inland lakes 
    Updated: Apr-27-16 8:52 pm

    BOYNE FALLS, Michigan - Hundreds of people are expected to attend a conference designed to encourage protection of Michigan's 11,000 inland lakes.

  • Tennessee institute works to save 'underwater rainforest' 
    Updated: Apr-22-16 5:26 pm

    CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee - Hundreds of freshwater fish, mussels, crawfish and salamanders - many of them found nowhere else in the world - make their home in the U.S. Southeast. In one waterway alone, Tennessee's Duck River, there are more fish species than in all of Europe.

  • Poet Bourque to be receive prize from ULL 
    Updated: Apr-18-16 4:39 am

    LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - Poet Darrell Bourque, a former Louisiana poet laureate, will receive an award from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette for his contribution to Louisiana's literature.

  • Storms raised some pollutants after mine spill, not others 
    Updated: Apr-15-16 5:30 pm

    DENVER - Runoff from autumn storms kicked up the levels of some contaminants in a southwestern Colorado river after a massive spill of toxic mine waste, but concentrations of other pollutants declined or didn't change, researchers said Friday.

  • Work to begin on Missouri River research area in Bellevue 
    Updated: Apr-11-16 10:19 am

    BELLEVUE, Nebraska - Construction is ready to begin on a research station that'll provide environmental data on Omaha-area rivers.

  • Presque Isle an academic draw for Gannon students 
    Updated: Apr-10-16 1:08 pm

    ERIE, Pennsylvania - Presque Isle State Park, recently named Best Freshwater Beach in the national USA Today 10 Best Readers' Choice contest, has long been a draw for tourists looking for the perfect place to swim and sunbathe.