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Friends of the Rouge: Benthic Macroinvertebrate Sampling

Friends of the Rouge: Benthic Macroinvertebrate SamplingDo you ever wonder about what lives in the river besides fish and turtles? Come to one of the Rouge River Bug Hunts and see for yourself the amazing variety of aquatic insects, crayfish,snails and clams that make up the bottom of the river food chain.

Algae levels expected to be high in Lake Erie

Algae levels expected to be high in Lake ErieFor more than a decade, algae has become an annual summer concern for lovers of Lake Erie. And this year, while not the worst the region has seen, is shaping up to be a bad one.

Water is H2O, hydrogen two parts, oxygen one, but there is also a third thing, that makes it water and nobody knows what that is. D. H. Lawrence, Pansies, 1929

If we pollute the air, water and soil that keep us alive and well, and destroy the biodiversity that allows natural systems to function, no amount of money will save us. David Suzuki David Suzuki http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/d/davidsuzuk471850.html

Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean. John Muir

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. Margaret Mead

Take a course in good water and air; and in the eternal youth of nature you may renew your own. Go quietly, alone; no harm will befall you. John Muir

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