Winter 2019-2020 Conferences

While we’re currently teleworking in line with public health guidelines, we wanted to reflect on some presentation opportunities we had earlier this year. Our PhD student, Elizabeth Golebie, presented some preliminary survey results at the Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference in Springfield, Illinois, and at the Academy of Leisure Sciences Symposium, in Champaign, Illinois. We […]

Intern Update

Another one of our current interns, Seoyeon Jang, has been working on a literature review regarding the human dimensions of AIS to analyze research trends and suggest guidance to future research directions. She had reviewed 30 papers that were extracted from the AIS project and found the need for further attention on diverse pathways, subject […]

Intern Project Update

One of our current interns, Meggie Gaddy, has been working on a spatial analysis as part of the systematic review of AIS literature. In total, she has produced 12 kernel density maps assessing the distribution of author institutions and the message frame and term usage each author employed in their study. This has led to […]

Survey Launch

We’re excited to announce that our team is finally launching a survey of license-holding anglers in five US states and the Canadian Province of Ontario! Our team has been working very hard to get to this point and we’re looking forward to the responses we receive!

Lake Committee Meetings

Our research team recently attended the Great Lakes Fishery Commission GLFC meeting. The meeting took place in Ypsilanti, Michigan and included presentations and updates from representatives of each of the five Great Lakes. We learned a lot about AIS research in the Great Lakes, efforts to minimize the impacts of sea lamprey and other invasives, […]

AIS Project Featured in the News

Our Aquatic Invasive Species project was recently featured in ACES News! Make sure to check out the article to learn more about the project and its implications for future AIS management:

NGRREC intern updates

One of our current interns, Meggie Gaddy, has an upcoming symposium for the National Great Rivers Research and Education Center. There, she will present the research she has been involved in this summer. For more information about this program, visit NGRREC’s website:  

Welcoming Jingting!

We’d like to welcome our new intern, Jingting, who is here for the summer studying angler behavior! She is a part of the college of ACES’ international program, ISIP, which gives international students the opportunity to do research and explore the graduate programs here at the university. We’re very excited to have her join our […]

Fishing Trip!

Our chartered Lake Michigan fishing trip in June was such a success- lots of great catches and memories to go around! We were able to speak to local fishery experts to help aid our research and gain a better understanding of fishery management. It was definitely a memorable experience and a great kick-off for the […]