Sturgeon recovery in Lake Ontario hit by Trump cuts

The lake sturgeon is a giant fish—up to eight feet long and 800 pounds. Scientists are trying to help it thrive in the Great Lakes. But President Trump’s 2018 budget cuts funding for that work.

Trump budget hurts dam removal near Lake Huron

Many dams in Michigan are falling apart. The damage they can do could be expensive, but safe removal is going to require funding the Trump Administration’s 2018 budget wants to take away.

Can Asian carp be kept out of Lake Michigan?

In part two of Great Lakes Today’s series on President Trump’s 2018 budget, we travel to the southern tip of Lake Michigan. Researchers there are trying to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes, but proposed budget cuts could limit their work.