Impact of Damming on Salamander Species along the Grand River

  Related Articles: River Dammings, The Grand River watershed and Habitats     River Damming   The building of any low head dams on river systems may have some significant effects on aquatic ecosystems. Adverse effects such as interruption of flood cycles, habitat degradation, flow rate, and watershed alterations are some examples of the consequences […]

My Lake Has Invasive Species, Now What?

The following article is an aquatic followup to “How to Handle Invasive Plants in Your Local Environment”. Once an invasive species has entered a fishery or any other body of water, it is very difficult to eradicate. Luckily, you may have options. In the instance of the Eurasian Water-Milfoil, it is best to remove a […]

Bird Watch: How to Help Five US Species Threatened by Watershed Pollution

The effects of watershed contamination are felt by all of the species that inhabit a local community, from humans to insects. However, some wildlife groups are impacted more than others, suffering from loss of habitat and disrupted breeding patterns, the frequent consequences of careless human activity. This post will introduce you to five bird species […]

Invasive Species in Lake Erie and the Grand River Watershed

How Invasive species are taking over a watershed, an issue for local population of plants, fish and the watershed itself! Invasive species in the Great Lakes are a major problem for the wellbeing of aquatic life and thus also the commercial fishing industry. Areas along the Grand River watershed rely heavily on fishing, both commercial […]

Overview of Invasive Species in Ohio – Grand River Watershed

Topics: The Grand RIver, Ohio and Invasive Species Non native species are always a threat The Grand River Watershed, located in northeastern Ohio, drains 712 acres along its 102.7-mile course to Lake Erie. Due to the unique glacier formations found in Ohio 20,000 years ago, the headwaters of the watershed are located in Geauga and […]