Out with the old, in with the new! To make way for the new laboratory, four old buildings on the HBBS property needed to be removed. Three buildings—a former limnology laboratory, workshop, and metal building—were demolished, while one building—a nearly 100 year old boathouse—was relocated on the HBBS property for safe-keeping...
Movement studies of Great Lakes fishes were a featured topic at the 4th International Conference on Fish Telemetry in Cairns, Australia, this past summer. The conference included presentations by researchers tracking marine and freshwater fishes worldwide using a variety of telemetry technologies.
A state-of-the-art invasive species laboratory is being built on the shores of Lake Huron at the USGS HBBS. The biological station is one of seven field stations of the USGS Great Lakes Science Center, and is operated via a decades-long partnership with the Great Lakes Fishery Commission.
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) achieved a major milestone on August 31, 2015 when the Research Vessel (R/V) Arcticus was commissioned into service on the Great Lakes under command of the USGS Great Lakes Science Center. The historic event marked the final step toward modernizing the entire USGS Great Lakes research vessel fleet with five state-of-the-art floating laboratories.