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What the comeback of lake sturgeon in Wisconsin means to me

Photo by Egor Kamelev: https://www.pexels.com/photo/sturgeon-fish-swimming-in-aquarium-7987543/

In April of this year sensors in the Milwaukee River detected five lake sturgeon moving upriver. These are some of the first adult sturgeon returning since restocking began in 2006 as part of a multi-year effort to return the sturgeon to Wisconsin rivers and lakes. In 2021, a 100 year old, 240 pound sturgeon was caught in…




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Andrew Gaertner

Andrew Gaertner

I am a white, midwestern, cis male, het, raised Lutheran, organic farmer and Montessori educator. I live in Wisconsin and am connected to Honduras.

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