May 19, 2021
I had the chance to sit down with Mary-Kate Whibbs, The Great
Lakes Program Coordinator, who focuses on coordinating outreach
programs on local aquatic species. A part of the program is
dedicated towards teaching kids about the migratory fishes of the
Great Lakes. Mary-Kate tells me about two of her favourite species,
American Eel and Atlantic Salmon, to discuss and their migratory
We talk about the distance of their migrations, how growth affects their migration, and where they go to reproduce.