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 […]

ISSRM 2018

This summer, our AIS team was thrilled to be a part of the 2018 ISSRM (International Symposium on Society and Resource Management) in Salt Lake City, Utah! Two of our researchers, Elizabeth Golebie and Max Eriksson, gave fantastic presentations regarding our AIS research. Overall, it was a great experience to collaborate and hear from so […]

Trip updates

Over the course of the past few weeks, there have been several exciting trips that our lab members have embarked on to engage with local fishery and natural resource stakeholders. A couple of our interns were given the opportunity to go on a week-long NGRREC field course, where they were able to get hands-on experiences […]

Dr. Stedman’s visit to UIUC

Last week, Dr. Rich Stedman flew from Ithaca to Champaign to visit the UIUC campus. In addition to finally meeting some research team members in person, he presented Aquatic Invasive Species and Social-Ecological Systems: A Great (Lakes) Program of Research at the NRES Departmental Seminar. His discussion of the potential economic impacts of changing environmental conditions in […]

Continuing engagement with fisheries organizations

The next two weeks will remain a busy time for the group, and we’re looking forward to continuing our engagement with fisheries managers and researchers. On April 24th, we will be meeting with the Illinois Chapter of the American Fisheries Society.  The next week, we’ll attend the Council of Lake Committees meeting in Windsor, Ontario from May 1st-2nd. […]