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Spring workshops in Alpena, Cedarville and Port Huron offer current research and information on Lake Huron fishery

Contact: Todd Grischke, 517-284-5830 or Ed Golder, 517-284-5815
Agency: Natural Resources

March 24, 2014

The Department of Natural Resources, in partnership with Michigan Sea Grant, Michigan State University Extension, USGS Great Lakes Science Center and local fishery organizations, will this spring participate in three regional workshops highlighting research and information about Lake Huron's fishery.

Workshops are free and open to the public and will provide valuable information for anglers, charter captains, resource professionals and other community members interested in attending. Workshops will focus on Lake Huron fish populations and angler catch data, native species such as Lake Huron walleye and lake trout, forage fish surveys, invasive species, updates on fisheries management activities, and other related topics.

The 2014 Lake Huron fishery workshop dates and locations include:

  • Port Huron, Wednesday, April 9, 6 to 9 p.m.
    Charles A. Hammond American Legion Hall, 1026 6th St.

  • Alpena, Tuesday, April 22, 6 to 9 p.m.
    NOAA Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center, 500 W. Fletcher St.

  • Cedarville, Wednesday, April 23, 6 to 9 p.m.
    Les Cheneaux Sportsman's Club, on M-134

Workshops are free to participants, but pre-registration is requested. To register for any of these workshops, contact Val Golding, Michigan Sea Grant/MSU Extension Alpena County, at 989-354-9870 or goldingv@alpenacounty.org. For program information or questions, contact Brandon Schroeder, Michigan Sea Grant, at 989-354-9885 or schroe45@msu.edu.

Workshop registration and details are available on the Michigan Sea Grant website www.miseagrant.umich.edu/explore/fisheries/fishery-workshops.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is committed to the conservation, protection, management, use and enjoyment of the state's natural and cultural resources for current and future generations. For more information, go to www.michigan.gov/dnr.




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