U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service staff will be applying a chemical treatment at several locations in Wisconsin waterways to kill invasive sea lamprey larvae that have burrowed into the bottom of the Oconto River. Read the full story by the Green Bay Press Gazette.
Lake effect snow is notoriously tricky to forecast but Paul Pastelok, a senior meteorologist with Accuweather, predicts a normal to slightly above normal lake effect season for Upstate New York. Read the full story by The Post-Standard. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
The Great Lakes region wasn’t always the freshwater realm we know today: rewind to a couple centuries ago and it was actually covered in tropical seawater. That’s why many of the fossils found in the area today are portions of coral reefs and ancient sea creatures.
“When you think of Michigan or Illinois, you imagine cold and snow, but it wasn’t always that way.
The state of Michigan is working to reduce lead exposure caused by aging water distribution infrastructure with the goal of removing lead contamination from drinking water. Read the full story by WZZM-TV- Lansing, MI. Read the full story Tags: Daily News, Michigan
Waves as high as 20 feet could be possible on the Great Lakes and flooding occurring in parts of southeast Michigan as a multi-day storm system settles into the region, according to the National Weather Service. Read the full story by The Detroit News. Read the full story Tags: Detroit, flooding, Daily News, Michigan
New York Sea Grant is organizing an online workshop for Lake Ontario waterfront property owners to highlight erosion mitigation measures. The Dec. 7 workshop will focus on the western Lake Ontario shoreline areas of Niagara and Orleans counties. Read the full story by the Lockport Union-Sun & Journal. Read the full story Tags: Daily News