On Saturday, August 13, the last commercial fishing boat working Lake Michigan out of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, passed the harbor breakwater outbound for the last time. Two hundred years of commercial fishing from Milwaukee was over, because Lake Michigan is virtually dead. It is not over-fishing that killed it — although the once-typical annual haul of 40 million pounds of fish would have done that before long — it was an invasive clam that did it. Continue reading
You get up every day
expecting it to be just like the last one.
And then one day, just like that
It is the last one.
– Thomas A. Lewis, Tribulation
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