The Wisconsin Lake Sturgeon, a Species in Peril?

Jim Willes discusses the successful conservation efforts of the lake sturgeon in Wisconsin’s Lake Winnebago system, highlighting the local community’s dedication to preserving the species through organizations like Sturgeon for Tomorrow. However, it raises concerns about a potential federal listing of the lake sturgeon under the Endangered Species Act, which could jeopardize the well-managed population and end the annual sturgeon spearing season, impacting the local economy and cultural traditions.

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