The Great Lakes are great for many reasons – their economic power, the lifestyle they provide millions of residents, as a getaway for tens of millions visitors and the livelihood it offers hundreds of thousands in lakes-related industries.
And then there’s the water. Summer sees the lakes filled with people soaking, swimming, skiing – and boating.
ISLE ROYAL, Mich. (AP) — A wildfire that’s burned about 200 acres on Michigan’s remote Isle Royale has prompted the National Park Service to close some trails and campground areas on the wilderness island.
The park service said Sunday on the Isle Royale National Park’s Facebook page that the closures were necessary “to maintain public health and safety” after the fire on the Lake Superior island’s east end expanded over the weekend amid lingering drought conditions.
This week, Bruce County is making an effort to inform the public on how to best prepare for emergencies during Emergency Preparedness Week which runs from May 2nd until the 8th. In the release from Bruce County, residents are reminded to have a plan to take care of themselves and their family for a minimum…
Lake Erie pollution is reducing tourism revenues and hurting businesses that depend on the lake for their livelihood. Read the full story by Crain’s Cleveland Business Read the full story Tags: Daily News