- ULM prof to study salt in freshwater supply on Barbuda Updated: May-29-15 7:50 am
MONROE, Louisiana - An associate geoscience professor at the University of Louisiana at Monroe will study salt contamination in the water wells on a Caribbean island and help teach the island's 1,800 residents about the problem.
- Sheriff: Car that carried teens into river has been found Updated: May-27-15 3:00 pm
NORTH PLATTE, Nebraska - Lincoln County Sheriff Jerome Kramer said a diver has reached a car that carried two teenagers into the rushing waters of the South Platte River in western Nebraska.
- Netting of Yellowstone lake trout is a long-term venture Updated: May-25-15 3:28 pm
JACKSON, Wyoming - It will take another 14 years of intensive lake trout killing in Yellowstone Lake in order for native cutthroat trout to be re-established to the level sought by managers, new research predicts.
- Correction: Deepening The Mississippi story Updated: May-21-15 6:24 pm
NEW ORLEANS - In a story May 19 about deepening the Mississippi River, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the expanded Panama Canal scheduled to open in 2016 would be able to accommodate ships with a draft of 60 feet. The canal will accommodate ships with a draft of 50 feet.
- Pilot program studying public paddling in Cuyahoga River Updated: May-16-15 12:05 pm
PENINSULA, Ohio - The National Park Service is working with Kent State University to look at opening up the Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) River for canoeing and kayaking.
- Official: Fish did well surviving North Dakota winter Updated: May-11-15 12:34 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - Fish in North Dakota's lakes have survived the winter better than any time on record, due largely to mild weather, meager snowfall and high lake levels, according to the state Game and Fish Department.
- Lynchburg College students study health of area creeks Updated: May-10-15 9:53 am
LYNCHBURG, Virginia - Donning overall waders and a backpack emitting a stunning current into the water, Ryan Thresher and fellow students searched for fish in Ivy Creek at Peaks View Park.
- University of New Mexico researchers challenge Gila studies Updated: May-07-15 1:22 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Two University of New Mexico researchers say state water managers based their decision to pursue a multimillion-dollar diversion and storage project along the Gila River based on flawed information and studies that lacked credibility.