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The 2023 Lakies

It's our annual awards show, this year a little bit late. We're keeping the show notes light to avoid spoilers, but for a complete list of winners, please see this Goo...

Yikes! Audio!

If you have an old copy of episode 91, you can delete it and re-download if you want to actually "hear" the "guest". Thanks, and sorry!

A Generational Opportunity

NOW WITH FIXED AUDIO! Sorry about that...we really need an editor :)Stuart and Megan speak with Dr. Mike Shriberg of the Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research...

I Ask for Broader Shoulders

Stuart and Megan talk with Heather Stirratt, Director of the International Joint Commission's Great Lakes Regional Office, about their recent Triennial Assessment of P...

Ask Dr Fish: Feast of the Seven Fishmases

Our Drs. Fish celebrate Fishmas and take questions about cisco spawning, trading mackerel in prison, and more. Plus, the Ask Dr. Fish challenge and Game of the Month! ...

A Really Nice Thickness of Cheese

We're live from the Great Lakes Sea Grant Network Meeting in Evanston, Illinois. Stuart, Carolyn, and Megan speak with El Lower about aquatic invasive species in the G...

Ask Dr Fish: You Won't Want to Eat a Zombie Salmon

Here's an Ask Dr Fish amuse bouche while we wait for Stuart to have time to edit the latest TMATGL. We miss you already, Quinn!Show linksTopic 1 - Fish that see with t...

Great Lakes Champions

In this episode, Stuart and Megan speak with John Hartig, a Visiting Scholar at the Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research at the University of Windsor, abou...

Different Polymer Backbones

In this episode, Stuart interviews Eden Hataley about her paper on managing microplastics in the Great Lakes. Should they be considered a chemical of mutual concern in...

Biomagnifying in the Food Chain

Stuart and Carolyn speak with Dr. Daniele Miranda about her work on PFAS in Lake Michigan, how PFAS end up in fish, and how the biomagnify across the food chain. Plus:...

The Inland Seas

Stuart and Renie took a ride on the Lakie Award Winning S/V Inland Seas and interviewed several people from the Inland Seas Education Association about the wonderful w...

Ask Dr Fish #5: What Could Go Wrong Here?

Can a boom in Great Lakes human populations affect fish more than aquatic invasive species do? What is a Black Carp and why should we care? What’s in a name when it co...

250 Breeding Pairs

In this re-aired conversation, Stuart and Carolyn speak with Dr. Francie Cuthbert, one of the world's preeminent plover experts, about piping plovers.Show links:Dr. Cu...

Our Shared Responsibility

Stuart and Carolyn speak with Meredith Brown, director of special projects at Canadian Geographic, about the Biinaagami project, her work as a riverkeeper, and living ...

This Is Possibly the Best Thing I've Ever Done

This week's episode is LIVE from the amazing Amsterdam Brewhouse on the Lake in Toronto, Ontario! We're joined by the wonderful Dr. Katie Stammler of the Essex Region ...

We Can't Measure Them All

Live from the Emerging Contaminants in the Environment Conference, Stuart and Sarah Zack (!) interview John Scott about PFAS, microplastics, and he patiently tries to ...

Ask Dr. Fish 4: You Can Only Eat What You Can Fit in Your Mouth

TMATGL listeners: thanks for your patience! We'll be back on our regular schedule very soon!Want to watch us live? Visit https://www.askdrfish.com/liveTopic 1 - cisco ...

You're All in Close Quarters

Don't worry, we haven't disappeared! We're just behind a little bit. While we get re-organized, enjoy this classic episode where Stuart and Renie interview the great A...

Hypoxic Layer on the Bottom

Stuart and Carolyn speak with Paris Collingsworth about hypoxia in the Great Lakes. What is it? Why does it happen? Is it bad? Plus: more than you probably knew about ...

How Heavy Water Is

Stuart and Megan speak with Sarah FitzSimons, Associate Professor of Sculpture at the University of Wisconsin, about her very cool Water Books, the multifaceted meanin...

Ask Dr Fish 3: A Scientific Discussion of Anatomy

In Ask Dr Fish #3, We ask about fish cannons, fish valentines, and fish farts. Plus, the debut of our new segment, "Which Fish Story Is Not a Fish Story?"Want to watch...

The Pandas Should Have Been a Red Flag

Stuart and Carolyn speak with Sarah Dobie of the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Michigan about her fascinating new paper on de...

Simple Physics in Complex Systems

This is a warm winter! Last winter was a warm winter! Are they all going to be warm winters? And, if so, what does that mean going forward? Stuart and Ethan speak with...

It Depends on How You Do a One

Stuart speaks with David Ruck, director of The Erie Situation, about his film and algal blooms in Lake Erie. Plus, the exciting return of TMATGL Hall of Fame guest Ste...

They're Less Enthusiastic about Sandwiches

In this episode, originally aired in August of 2020, Stuart and Carolyn talk with Dr. Madeline Magee of the Wisconsin DNR to understand how she uses models to predict ...

The 2022 Lakies

The Second Annual Lakies, or, quite possibly not the least prestigious Great Lakes-focused awards ceremony there is.

Ask Dr. Fish 2: A Great Big Swimming Tongue

We ask about fish tongues, Fishmas, and fish noir.

An Extremely Ambitious Goal

Stuart and Renie speak with Chris Korleski, Director of the Great Lakes National Program Offices with the US EPA, about the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement on the ...

The Season of Giving II

Each November, we love to feature nonprofits who are doing wonderful work throughout the Great Lakes. This year, we speak with Laura Rubin of the Healing Our Waters Gr...