September 1st, 2009 | Posted by Jennifer
Today, the New York Times ran a great editorial supporting Great Lakes restoration and making the case for closing the St. Lawrence Seaway to ocean-going vessels, which Save The River supports, as a way to stop more aquatic invasive species introductions.
Read the editorial here: New York Times Editorial: Great Lakes Rescue (September 1, 2009)
September 1st, 2009 | Posted by Kate
One of the most frequently asked questions in our office and during our Riverkeeper Volunteer Trainings is about the Double-Crested Cormorant. People are curious about the management of this native species and if populations are being adequately controlled.
A recent story on the Environment Report had an excellent update on Population Control For Cormorants, which summarized common misconceptions with this species and current population management efforts.
To read about Save The River’s position on the management of Double-Crested Cormorants, check out our 2007 position paper.