The ARL provides LSSU students with valuable learning experiences through classroom, research, and employment opportunities to prepare them for the next step in their career.
Students learn how to collect Atlantic Salmon, fertilize eggs, and rear offspring until they can be stocked out about 18 months later
The ARL supports lab experiences like this one, where ichthyology students collect stream fishes by backpack electrofishing
ARL student workers learn about the biology and management of invasive species, such as Frogsbit, and other emerging issues that threaten the Great Lakes
The Fish Disease Laboratory, a component of the ARL, supports undergraduate students earning a degree in Fish Health at LSSU
The ARL supports senior thesis research, and many of these projects have received top honors at state and regional professional conferences
Students in Dr. Moerke’s Aquatic Entomology class show off certificates they garnered from scoring >95% on an aquatic insects lab exam administered by the Society for Freshwater Science Taxonomic Certification Program