ISABELLA, Minn. (AP) — A wildfire in the Superior National Forest of northeastern Minnesota that crews have been fighting since the weekend has grown to 6 1/4 square miles (16 square kilometers), but U.S. Forest Service officials said Thursday morning that it grew little overnight.
The Forest Service said lightning caused the fire near Greenwood Lake, about 25 miles southwest of Isabella, which was first spotted Sunday.
Lake Huron Coastal Centre Stewardship Technician, Alyssa Bourassa says 83.3 per cent of the twenty-four lake water samples that were collected from Lake Huron at the beginning and the end of last year’s Coast Watcher season, contained micro-plastics.
PFAS, short for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, are a group of widespread man-made chemicals that don’t break down in the environment or the human body and have been flagged as a major contaminant in sources of water across the country.
Keep up with PFAS-related developments in the Great Lakes area.
Much of the history regarding the wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald surrounds what was lost, but there is an important item that was found — and it’s now on full display. In the summer of 1995, months before the 20th anniversary of the ship’s sinking in November 1975, a mission was started to recover the…
Black Swamp Conservancy has acquired the conservation easement on 1,100 acres of marshland in Ottawa County, increasing the land it protects from development in northwest Ohio to more than 2,100 acres. Read the full story by the Review Times. Read the full story Tags: Daily News, Ohio
On any winter day in Cleveland, hundreds and sometimes thousands of gulls can be spotted in the shipping channels. But what brings them all to the area? Dr. Andy Jones, the curator of ornithology at The Cleveland Museum of Natural History, says the gulls are there to eat. Read the full story by WEWS-TV –…