Working with partners to restore lake sturgeon to the Ontonagon River
A young lake sturgeon. Photo by USFWS.
Once an abundant resource, the Ontonagon River lake sturgeon population is now the focus of an exciting multi-agency restoration effort. We're partnering with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Ottawa National Forest, Upper Peninsula Power Company, Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Keweenaw Bay Indian Community and U.S. Geological Survey to help bring these magnificent fish back to the river.
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