September 24, 2005

8:30 am - 5:00 pm

University of Wisconsin - Parkside

Kenosha, Wisconsin


Fishing on Lake Michigan for salmon has been great, but there is cause for concern that Lake Michigan predators and their forage may be trending toward imbalance in the near future.  Growth rates of Chinook salmon have declined over the past several years and forage abundance is down.  Community dynamics in Lake Huron have shifted drastically and could impact Lake Michiganís balance.  The Lake Michigan management agencies are considering reduced stocking to meet ecosystem objectives, and would like to know the opinions of the interested public.  This conference will provide a scientific review of the status of the predator and prey communities, and present options for future stocking designed to meet prescribed objectives.  Your input into the decision making process is important!


8:30     Registration and continental breakfast


9:00     Welcome and plenary session


12:00   Lunch (provided)


1:00     Breakout sessions


2:00     Break


2:20     Breakout sessions results


3:30     Wrap up


University of Wisconsin - Parkside

Student Union Cinema

900 Wood Road, Kenosha, Wisconsin

(262) 595-2345


Suggested lodging: Baymont Inn; 7540 118th Avenue; Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158.  262-857-7911.  (Reserve by September 9, ask for Salmon Conference.  Room rate is $58/night plus tax)


For more information please contact Phil Moy, UW Sea Grant, at 920-683-4697 or [email protected]

For directions, see and click on "Salmon Stocking Conference"


- Registration Form -







State:_________________  Zip:__________





Number of persons attending:____________


Amount enclosed:$_________

Registration Fee: $10.00


Break refreshments and lunch will be provided.


Space is limited - please register by September 19.


Make check or money order payable to:

University of Wisconsin Sea Grant


Return registration form and check by mail to:

Wisconsin Sea Grant

Attn: Diane Knier

705 Viebahn Street

Manitowoc, WI 54220-6699

Hosted by University of Wisconsin Sea Grant and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources


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