A baby lake trout discovered in Lake Erie waters near the Pennsylvania-New York border confirmed that the species, thought to be extinct for 60 years, is now reproducing on its own. While this is positive sign for fisheries management and water quality of the lake, there is still a need for strong focus on the health of the Great Lakes for the future. Read the full story by the Ohio Capital Journal.
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The United States and Canada now have over 40 years of collaborative history in use of an ecosystem approach to protect and restore the Great Lakes.
Erosion, flooding and high water levels are some of the most concerning issues across the Great Lakes region, according to a recent survey.
But communities lack the funding, knowledgeable staff and support from government agencies to face these issues.
Water levels in the Great Lakes basin change naturally with recurring high and low water levels.
Olivia Duwyn reached her goals on the weekend, completing a marathon and blowing past her target of raising $10,000 for child and youth mental health. “It went really well and I am happy with it,” Duwyn said Monday. “It was really cool just to finish it and realize I had ran that far.” Duwyn, 20,…
Coastal wind is a strong, consistent power source and Michigan’s more than 3,000 miles of coast could provide double the electricity residents used from all sources in 2019.
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An Ohio farmer, as a part of Ohio’s H2Ohio program, found that applying nitrogen-infused fertilizer to his fields three times in a growing season instead of all at once helped his crops use the nutrient more efficiently causing less nitrogen to end up in rivers and streams. Read the full story by The Columbus Dispatch….
For most people, the worst part about cottaging is the commute to the lake. But worse than the traffic congestion—car-related emergencies such as a breakdown or other troubles on a rural backroad. Here is a list of seven essential items that you should always have in your vehicle to keep you moving safely and will … Continued
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