Standing on the banks of the Niagara River at Niawanda Park in Tonawanda on Monday, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer revealed an historic $1 billion federal investment – the largest ever single investment – in the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI). Read the full story by the Orleans Hub.
Jutting into Lake Erie since the end of the last ice age, the Presque Isle peninsula is an important resting and nesting place for migratory birds. More than 339 species have been identified on the 3,200-acre spit of sand, trees and marshes in Presque Isle State Park, Erie County. Read the full story by the…
The Invasive Species Centre in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, hosted virtual information sessions for anglers, commercial fishermen, boaters and cottagers concerned about the looming threat from invasive grass carp, and asked people to report sightings of the fish to the Invasive Species Hotline. Read the full story by SooToday.com Read the full story Tags: Daily…
Conservation and Chatham-Kent officials have received numerous calls from residents concerned about spreading brown algae on the Thames River that looks similar to a fuel spill. Early indications suggest this algae is probably not of any concern in terms of toxin production. Read the full story by The Chatham Daily News. Read the full story…
A study by Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières found high concentrations of E. coli bacteria colonies are entering the St. Lawrence River in the Montreal area and following the current as far as Lake Saint-Pierre and Trois-Rivières. Read the full story by CBC News. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
By John Flesher, Associated Press
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — It’s a ghastly sight: ticks by tens of thousands burrowed into a moose’s broad body, sucking its lifeblood as the agonized host rubs against trees so vigorously that much of its fur wears away.
Winter tick infestation is common with moose across the northern U.S.
The most recent project is a new playground that has been donated by a generous Goderich family.