Premiering 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 30 on PBS Wisconsin, Shipwrecks! explores the rich history of Wisconsin’s Great Lakes shipwrecks and takes viewers below the surface to an underwater museum of marvel. Read the full story by PBS Wisconsin. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
(April 13, 2020) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a $6.4 million GLRI grant to the Great Lakes Fishery Commission to restore and manage fish species through its FishPass project and the use of the Great Lakes Acoustic Telemetry Observation System. The Commission is receiving $6 million for its innovative “FishPass” project, which will remove…
Beyond the obvious proximity to the five Great Lakes, what makes a region? The Midwest has its own stereotypes – the Rust Belt has become a popular term for northern post-industrial cities – but perhaps the draw of the Earth’s bounty of freshwater is more meaningful?
Aside from the cultural influence of the lakes, the Great Lakes region is a combination of environmental science, politics and economy.
Wayne Valliere is an artist-in-residence at Northwestern University and one of only a handful of Native birchbark canoe builders left in the United States. His canoe’s recent launch into a choppy Lake Michigan is likely unprecedented in modern times. Read the full story by The Star. Read the full story Tags: Daily News, culture, Michigan
Londoner Miranda Ayim led Team Canada during the parade of nations at the Summer Olympics opening ceremony in Tokyo Friday. The women’s basketball star carried the Canadian flag along with men’s rugby co-captain Nathan Hirayama as the pandemic-delayed Olympics got underway. The pair led a small contingent of Team Canada through Toyko’s Olympic Stadium. The Canadian […]
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Twin Metals will appeal a federal decision that dealt a serious blow to its proposed copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota, the company said Wednesday.
Last week, the Biden administration ordered a mineral withdrawal study on 225,000 acres of federal land that could lead to a 20-year ban on mining upstream from the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, a popular recreational area in the Superior National Forest.