JOB POST: 2023 Seasonal Creel/ Fisheries Technician

Work with Lake Michigan Biological Station scientists collecting creel and fisheries data! You would interview shoreline and boat anglers to collect information about fishing effort, expenditures, harvest, and biological characteristics of harvested fish. Additionally, you would assist with monitoring yellow perch population dynamics,  nearshore fish assemblages, and benthic invertebrate and zooplankton prey resources.

Apply by Feb. 19 !

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Blog Post from ISTC: Underwater innovation at Illinois Beach State Park to help mitigate coastal erosion

New blog post from the Illinois State Technology Center highlighting our collaborative effort to improve the integrity and biological sustainability of our Lake Michigan shoreline:

The post dives into the purpose and goals of the Rubble Ridges project that the Lake Michigan Biological Station is helping with. While our focus is on monitoring and enhancing the habitat for a variety of species, other researchers from the Illinois State Geological Survey and Michigan State University are studying the effects of the rubble structure on shoreline erosion and current dynamics. Check the link for the full post!