Conservationists in the Thousand Islands Region have been awarded millions of dollars to restore wetlands on the St. Lawrence River. The funds will be used to increase bird populations and wetland habitat while supporting local economies. Read the full story by WWTI-TV- Watertown, NY.
Ontario is rolling out new rules related to the use and movement of baitfish and leeches when fishing in the province. This is all part of the province’s plan to prevent the spread of invasive species and diseases that can devastate Ontario’s fish stocks. Read the full story by Sault Online. Read the full story…
The Port of Duluth-Superior has bounced back from last year’s pandemic slump with a standout start to the Great Lakes shipping season, driven largely by taconite shipments. Read the full story by the Star Tribune. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
Officials are warning people to stay off piers during high wave days with an example of what can happen when just 6 inches of water sweeps across them. Read the full story by MLive.com. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
The Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary is part of a system of underwater reserves around the country. Run by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the system will celebrate its 50-year anniversary in 2022. Read the full story by The New York Times. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
A Finger Lakes Community College graduate spotted a snowy plover at Sandy Island Beach State Park on Lake Ontario. This spotting is significant because it is the first record of the species for the State of New York. Read the full story by the Daily Messenger. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
A former industrial dock in Kingston, ON is being converted to a temporary deepwater berth for Great Lakes cruise ships. The temporary dock is being surveyed and converted to safely accommodate cruise ships which are expected to resume travel in the spring of 2022. Read the full story by The Kingston Whig-Standard. Read the full…