Points North: Could we finally bring grayling back to Michigan?

Dec 18, 2020

Several thousand Arctic Grayling have been reared at Marquette State Fish Hatchery since September. Researchers collected the fish as eggs in Alaska in 2019. In several years, they hope to introduce their offspring into Michigan streams.
Credit Michigan Department of Natural Resources

Arctic grayling were wiped out of Michigan nearly a century ago. Since then, researchers have been trying to restore the iconic fish to the state, without success. 

 

 


Now, more than 50 collaborators across the state think they have a shot. 

 

Read the full feature here.

 

Also, a look back with our field guide, Cheryl Bartz.