Hugh MacIsaac

Hugh MacIsaac accompanies students from China’s Yunnan University on a boat tripUWindsor professor Hugh MacIsaac accompanies students from China’s Yunnan University on a boat trip to collect water samples from Lake Erie.

Visit anchors environmental exchange with Chinese university

Eight students from Yunnan University in China travelled to Windsor for a two-week course at the Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research.

Invasive species greatest threat to lakes, researcher says

Aquatic invasive species are a problem worldwide and the single biggest threat facing the Great Lakes, according to ecologist Hugh MacIsaac.

“I believe that it’s the leading issue in the Great Lakes today,” said Dr. MacIsaac, a professor in the university’s Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research and director of the Canadian Aquatic Invasive Species Network.