By Darby Hinkley, The Alpena News
This article is part of a collaboration between The Alpena News and Great Lakes Now at Detroit Public Television to bring audiences stories about the Great Lakes, especially Lake Huron and its watershed.
ALPENA — These teens have a lot of experience diving, but, until this month, none of them had any experience diving in any of The Great Lakes.
Highlights from the recent Bruce County Council meeting include the approval of a new 50-lot residential Plan of Subdivision, known as the Woodlands Subdivision in Saugeen Shores.
The United States Coast Guard is celebrating another year of being “Always Ready”. Read the full story by WWTI -TV- Watertown, NY. 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
The nine catfish species found in the Great Lakes are a surprisingly interesting group of fishes. Read the full story by Great Lakes Now. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
I’m concerned about the amount of sunscreen that must get washed off in the lake each day. Are there any sunscreens that are environmentally friendly?—Mary Mansworth, Charleston Lake, Ont. If by “environmentally friendly” you mean “less harmful” then yes. Science time! Sunscreens are usually categorized as either chemical (“organic”) or physical/mineral (“inorganic”). Both protect your … Continued