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Best Great Lakes photos from 2017

Flooding along Lake Ontario. A sunken ship.Eerie waves. A dissected Asian carp. All images from a memorable 2017 -- and part of Great Lakes Today reporting that ranged from Montreal to Duluth. Take a look at our favorite photos of the year. 

Related: The biggest Great Lakes stories of the year

After heavy spring rains, flooding hit the shoreline of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River.
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After heavy spring rains, flooding hit the shoreline of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River.
A lake sturgeon study was threatened by President Trump's budget plan.
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A lake sturgeon study was threatened by President Trump's budget plan.
Freezing spray from Lake Ontario created this 'ice house.'
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Freezing spray from Lake Ontario created this 'ice house.'
Two replica Christopher Columbus ships sparked protests in Oswego, N.Y.
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Two replica Christopher Columbus ships sparked protests in Oswego, N.Y.
After an Asian carp was found within 10 miles of Lake Michigan, scientists dissected it for clues about its travels.
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After an Asian carp was found within 10 miles of Lake Michigan, scientists dissected it for clues about its travels.
"Eerie Erie," an other-worldly image from Ontario photographer Dave Sandford.
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"Eerie Erie," an other-worldly image from Ontario photographer Dave Sandford.
Tourists on the Maid of the Mist tour boat in Niagara Falls.
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Tourists on the Maid of the Mist tour boat in Niagara Falls.
Bald eagles are being poisoned from eating lead shot in carcasses.
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Bald eagles are being poisoned from eating lead shot in carcasses.
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A discharge of discolored wastewater near Niagara Falls brought attention to a regional problem.
Gord Downie, a Canadian rock icon and Great Lakes supporter, died in October.
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Gord Downie, a Canadian rock icon and Great Lakes supporter, died in October.
 Gunilda, a luxury yacht, sank in 1911 in Lake Superior.
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Gunilda, a luxury yacht, sank in 1911 in Lake Superior.
Surreal paintings by Alexis Rockman highlighted challenges facing the Great Lakes.
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Surreal paintings by Alexis Rockman highlighted challenges facing the Great Lakes.
The Albany Symphony Orchestra marked the bicentennial of the Erie Canal's beginnings.
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The Albany Symphony Orchestra marked the bicentennial of the Erie Canal's beginnings.
Western N.Y. grape farmers are confronting climate change.
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Western N.Y. grape farmers are confronting climate change.
On some islands in Lake Erie, students fly to school.
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On some islands in Lake Erie, students fly to school.
In Minnesota, Native Americans preserve the tradition of harvesting wild rice.
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In Minnesota, Native Americans preserve the tradition of harvesting wild rice.
In March, Great Lakes Today hosted two public meetings of the International Joint Commission.
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In March, Great Lakes Today hosted two public meetings of the International Joint Commission.

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Angelica A. Morrison
Angelica A. Morrison is a multimedia journalist with over a decade of experience in the field.
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