Aquatic Investigations

Whether we are talking about lakes or rivers, water bodies are a common denominator in our Great Lakes Network parks! In this summary, learn about research on aquatic plants at Isle Royale National Park. Read more.


According to monitoring efforts conducted by the National Park Service's Great Lakes Inventory and Monitoring Network, nine bat species may be present in the parks of the upper Midwest. Many of these bats are facing threats, and park managers are doing all they can to protect these small mammals. Learn more.

Last updated: September 11, 2017