The Great Lakes Fishery Trust (GLFT) is now accepting proposals under its Habitat Protection and Restoration grant program. This request for proposals (RFP) will be used for the disbursement of up to $500,000 in grants in 2022.
A new project using a sophisticated system of receivers across Saginaw Bay and Lake Huron will help guide researchers in their efforts to return state-threatened lake sturgeon to the Saginaw Bay system. Some of the funding that made this project possible came from the GLFT.
GLFT is now accepting Ecological and Biological Research to Inform Management preliminary proposals. This request for proposals process will be used for the disbursement of up to $1.3 million in grants.
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Conservation organization Huron Pines has completed the fourth in a series of road/stream crossing restoration projects reconnecting vital coldwater habitat on two tributaries of the Thunder Bay River. Some of the funding that made this project possible came from the GLFT.
A critical knowledge gap in efforts to conserve and restore cisco has been cisco taxonomy. New research using genomic tools to clarify cisco population structure and taxonomy is yielding exciting information that challenges the current understanding of the Great Lakes cisco family tree.
The GLFT is pleased to announce Jon Beard as the new trust manager. Mark Coscarelli has retired after more than 20 years of success and dedication to the ecological health of the Great Lakes and sustainability of its fish populations.
For years, the Chinook collected valuable data on the Great Lakes fishery, such as the impact of sea lampreys and the effectiveness of stocking programs. Its replacement, named after Dr. Howard Tanner, was funded in part by a grant from the GLFT.
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