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Stories with subject: Limnology
  • Mussel survey must be done before Sylvan Island bridge fix 
    Updated: Jul-27-15 9:17 am

    MOLINE, Illinois - A study must be done about the possible impact on any threatened or endangered mussel species before Moline's Sylvan Island pedestrian bridge can be replaced.

  • River, bay in Connecticut 'sick' from 'nuisance' algae 
    Updated: Jul-25-15 3:06 am

    STONINGTON, Connecticut - Wagging their wide tails as Kait Maginel and David Prescott tossed them back overboard, two lobsters that had shared a wire trap overnight with four spider crabs and a whelk had just been enlisted as ambassadors in the cause of cleaning up the lower Pawcatuck River and Little Narragansett Bay.

  • Young alligator snapping turtles released in SW Louisiana 
    Updated: Jul-21-15 2:50 pm

    LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana - Eight young alligator snapping turtles - held carefully to avoid their nasty bites - have been released in southwest Louisiana as part of a state program to try to keep the reptiles off the federal endangered list.

  • Scientists, DWP debate future of Los Angeles pond 
    Updated: Jul-21-15 6:20 am

    LOS ANGELES - As the drought ravages California, scientists are debating whether to keep Los Angeles' only nature preserve full of water.

  • Lexington woman kayaking the Mississippi River for research 
    Updated: Jul-19-15 12:44 pm

    MINNEAPOLIS - It was day seven, and the exhaustion was about to set in. Alyssum Pohl was in her tent hopelessly trying to sleep while a group of drunken twentysomethings spent the night shooting guns and yelling just outside.

  • Researcher studies Iao Stream's freshwater species 
    Updated: Jul-16-15 9:04 am

    WAILUKU, Hawaii - An aquatics biologist with the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources say it is hard to tell how the increased freshwater in Maui's Iao Stream is affecting freshwater species.

  • Study finds contaminants in California public-water supplies 
    Updated: Jul-15-15 6:41 pm

    SAN FRANCISCO - Nearly one-fifth of the raw groundwater used for public drinking water systems in California contains excessive levels of potentially toxic contaminants, according to a decade-long U.S. Geological Survey study that provides one of the first comprehensive looks at the health of California's public water supply and groundwater.

  • Transmitters show how fish move between waterways 
    Updated: Jul-10-15 4:49 pm

    HELENA, Montana - "We're picking one up right away - code 114, walleye tagged at Highway 12 Bridge," said FWP fisheries technician Adam Strainer.