A research team from the University of Toronto has been using Seabins to capture trash that ends up in the lake to figure out where it accumulates in the water, determine what types of trash is getting deposited, and where it’s coming from in the first place. Read the full story by CBC News.
Even with a return to wetter conditions in late June and July, U.S. Army Corp of Engineers Detroit District officials expect Great Lakes water levels to remain below 2019 and 2020 levels. Read the full story by WLUC–TV – Negaunee, MI. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
Ohio’s Ottawa County Regional Water Treatment Plant has started detecting toxic microcystins for the first time this year in its Lake Erie raw water intake. Read the full story by Fremont News-Messenger. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
In Michigan, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service personnel will apply lampricides to Schlotz Creek, located in the community of Oskar, in Stanton Township, to kill sea lamprey larvae burrowed in the stream bottom. Read the full story by The Daily Mining Gazette. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
The California oil spill that has contaminated miles of coastline is renewing concerns about the potential of an oil leak from Line 5, which runs under the Straits of Mackinac. Read the full story by WOOD -TV- Grand Rapids, MI. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
We have a new septic bed that we need to plant. Is a lawn the only option? You won’t find many experts sticking up for the mowed lawn as cottage landscaping: fertilizers and weed killers are bad for the lake. Sara Heger is an exception, and even she’s not suggesting a manicured lakeside putting green. … Continued