Category Archives: Mississippi River

NGRREC’s Field Station Bursts with Backyard Biodiversity

Some of you readers may know that I work for Lewis and Clark Community College at the National Great Rivers Research and Education Center (NGRREC) in East Alton, Illinois (Figure 1). If you’ve been reading for a little while, it … Continue reading

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The Amazing American Eel: A journey from the Sargasso Sea

The American Eel (Anguilla rostrata) may be one of the most underappreciated fish in North America. They have an incredible life, go through many changes and adapt to different environments American Eels can be found from Greenland all the way down … Continue reading

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Getting the Jump on the Infamous Silver Carp: A Q&A with Edward Culver

Instead of sturgeons, we are going to talk about some new research being done on the infamous silver carp. I am happy to introduce a coworker of mine down here at the National Great Rivers Research and Education Center (NGRREC℠) … Continue reading

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