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Celebration of 20 years of research at the Black River lake sturgeon population

In May 2022 researchers from Michigan State University and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) together with stakeholders and the general public gathered at the primary lake sturgeon spawning site and streamside research and hatchery facility to celebrate 20 years of research, production, outreach and public engagement associated with the Black River lake sturgeon population. The event and short talks by primary participants can be seen on a youtube video from the DNR’s web site at  More background on the program including publications, STEM virtual and place-based educational programs can be found at the project’s web site at