Lake Sturgeon

Sturgeon. (credit: istock)

Michigan Wants To Limit Dredging To Help Protect Sturgeon

Kalamazoo Lake is an important area for adult sturgeon migrating up the Kalamazoo River to spawn, officials said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/06/2015

Sturgeon. (credit: istock)

DNR, Others Release 18,500 Sturgeon In North Mich.

“Survival of the eggs and fry exceeded expectations this year,” said DNR fisheries supervisor Dave Borgeson.


The Grand Valley State University Annis Water Research Institute in Muskegon

GVSU Gets Grant To Study Lake Sturgeon In Kalamazoo River

Researchers from Grand Valley State University’s Annis Water Resources Institute have been awarded a $50,000 one-year grant from the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians, the Gun Lake Tribe, to study lake sturgeon in the Kalamazoo River.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/25/2012

Video clip of reef construction

Construction Of New Rock Spawning Reefs Will Help Great Lakes Native Fish

The first of nine rock reefs is under construction in the St. Clair River delta northeast of Detroit. The goal of the project, which is led by Michigan Sea Grant, is to boost populations of lake sturgeon and other rare native fish by providing river-bottom rock structures where they can spawn.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/09/2012