What's New on GLIN Scientists go with the flow to collect better freshwater data Recently, the first lake-based field test was performed in Wisconsin for what could be a big advancement in aquatic scientific equipment. New devices called "HydroSpheres" float along with currents like free-range buoys to collect data on the lake’s temperature, water chemistry and productivity.
Why some birds may be planning an extended stay this fall WESA – Pittsburgh, PA (10/27) The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says 2016’s trend of record-breaking temperatures has continued into the fall. And that unseasonably warm weather may be changing the timing for birds heading out of our region for their fall migrations.
Phragmites: Report raps invasion fight The London Free Press (10/27) Ontario’s approach to preventing or slowing the spread of invasive species likes phragmites lacks conviction and has been “penny-wise and pound-foolish,” says Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner.