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Early monitoring and detection is critical in our war against invasive species. Learn how Aquatic Invasive Species crews are using this technique to keep the Great Lakes from being over run by unwanted creatures.

A map of the Erie Canal, 1840.

Canals were created to help increase the flow of goods. There were also some unintended consequences.

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What does it take to bring back a species of fish to a habitat where it once lived in abundance? Find out as you take a ride with fish biologists into the Niagra Gorge looking for lake trout to help provide them with answers.