Mississippi River Research Consortium Virtual Conference for the 52nd Annual Meeting April 22-23, 2021 8:00am-5:00pm CST

2021 Meeting Announcement and
Abstract Submittal

2021 Registration Information

2021 Program and Proceedings

2021 Vice President Nominee

2021 MRRC Posters


2021 Keynote Speaker

Dr. Carl Ruetz


Dr. Carl R. Ruetz III is a Professor at Grand Valley State University’s at Annis Water Resources Institute in Muskegon, Michigan. He has a B.S. degree from Lake Superior State University, M.S. degree from University of Georgia, and Ph.D. degree from University of Minnesota. His postdoctoral work was at Florida International University, where he studied population and community ecology of Everglades fishes. His research broadly focuses on freshwater fish ecology. His main area of research is in drowned river mouth ecosystems of eastern Lake Michigan, with an emphasis on connectivity of fish populations and spatiotemporal patterns of fish assemblages. He is active in the current effort to reintroduce Arctic grayling to Michigan and the EPA’s Great Lake Coastal Wetland Monitoring Program.