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AK 2016-17-01 RR Lake Erie History – Wetlands Yesterday & Today

AK 2016-17-01 RR Lake Erie History – Wetlands Yesterday & Today

Climb aboard the Cleveland Metroparks Water Taxi with the Aqua Kids as they get a history lesson on the Port of Cleveland and the burning river. Plus, a look back at the glaciers that helped form the Great Lakes, and a glance at the current conditions of wetlands around Lake Erie.

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AK 2016-17-03 RR Lake Erie – Monitoring Lake Health, Part 1

AK 2016-17-03 RR Lake Erie – Monitoring Lake Health, Part 1

The Aqua Kids take a close-up look at the health of Lake Erie. Come along as they visit the world famous Stone Lab on Bass Island, where they go trawling to look for Lake Erie fish diversity, collect tube samples and catch plankton.

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AK 2016-17-04 RR Lake Erie – Monitoring Lake Health, Part 2

AK 2016-17-04 RR Lake Erie – Monitoring Lake Health, Part 2

The Aqua Kids continue their study of the health of Lake Erie and its surrounding watershed. Watch as they look for macro-invertebrates in local streams, trawl for and track fish on Lake Erie, and get a lesson in electro-fishing on Old Woman Creek.

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AK 2016-17-05 RR Lake Erie – Migrating Birds

AK 2016-17-05 RR Lake Erie – Migrating Birds

Lake Erie is prime breeding ground and a stop-over site for many migrating birds from around the world. Join the Aqua Kids as they visit Black Swamp Bird Observatory and work with the researchers to tag and track birds from across the world.

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AK 2016-17-06 RR Lake Erie – Recovery

AK 2016-17-06 RR Lake Erie – Recovery

The Aqua Kids explore the efforts to restore the deteriorating shoreline of Lake Erie, and learn about protecting wet and dry prairies. Plus, a look at the incredible comeback of the endangered Lake Erie Watersnake.

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AK 2016-17-08 RR Lake Superior – Invasive Species

AK 2016-17-08 RR Lake Superior – Invasive Species

The Aqua Kids dive right into the Invasive Species Issues facing Lake Superior. From Rusty Crayfish and Round Goby's to Invasive Purple Loosestrife attacking the wetlands and marshes. See first hand what is being done to battle these invaders including introducing a beetle that eats loosestrife seeds. Plus, a look at Invasive Zebra Mussels in Lake Erie.

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AK 2016-17-10 RR Lake Superior – Water Quality

AK 2016-17-10 RR Lake Superior – Water Quality

The Aqua Kids aid Grad Students from Northland College monitoring Dragonfly Larvae for levels of Mercury. Then after taking a Kayak lesson, take off across Lake Superior to do some water testing.

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AK 2016-17-11 RR Lake Superior – Fishing and Fisheries

AK 2016-17-11 RR Lake Superior – Fishing and Fisheries

Join the Aqua Kids as they take part in a Fish Survey on Lake Superior. From setting the nets to taking counts, the Aqua Kids jump right in to give a hand. Plus, they give a helping hand to teach local kids how to fish.

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AK 2016-17-12 RR Lake Superior – Microplastics

AK 2016-17-12 RR Lake Superior – Microplastics

The Aqua Kids go trolling for plastics in Lake Superior focusing on the Issue of Microplastics in our waterways. They look into the who, what, where, and why of this environmental concern.

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AK 2016-17-13 RR  Lake Superior – Stormwater Management

AK 2016-17-13 RR Lake Superior – Stormwater Management

Join the Aqua Kids as they get a up close look at how the City of Superior, Wisconsin handles storm water runoff. From Retention Ponds to Engineered Wetlands. Plus the Aqua Kids don waders and headlamps to climb into the storm drains of Duluth, Minnesota to help divert toxic road runoff from entering a thriving Trout Stream.

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