As we see the southwestern US suffer through wildfires, partially caused by the continuing drought conditions, there are again pressures to move waters from east to west. Fortunately for the residents of the Great Lakes region, the lakes are currently protected from the call for water from the west by the Great Lakes Agreement and Compact. Read the full story by Buffalo Rising.
Earlier this month, the Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society (GLSHS) announced the discovery of the wreck of the Atlanta, a schooner-barge that sank in Lake Superior in 1891. Days later, GLSHS found a letter from one of the two survivors. Read the full story by MLive. Read the full story Tags: Daily News, letter
One by one, netted fish arrived onto the boat: smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, common carp, gizzard shad, longnose gar.
They lay on their sides, briefly stunned by the electricity that was coursing from rods on the boat’s bow and then scooped on board the 21-foot vessel on a cloudy spring day on Lake Erie.
The Great Lakes are great for many reasons – their economic power, the lifestyle they provide millions of residents, as a getaway for tens of millions visitors and the livelihood it offers hundreds of thousands in lakes-related industries.
And then there’s the water. Summer sees the lakes filled with people soaking, swimming, skiing – and boating.
All through the spring, baby fish hatch and laze in the sun-warmed shallows, bird chicks take their first wobbly flights, bunnies get their first taste of the greens in my garden and seedlings sprout and reach for the sky. And then they die.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act which included provisions that strengthen U.S. national economic security and protects shoreline communities in the Great Lakes region. A vital component of the Fiscal Year 2022 NDAA was the inclusion of the “Great Lakes Winter Shipping Act” which would provide the U.S. Coast Guard…
On Thursday night, Canada’s Ambassador to the U.S. hosted the Great Lakes Day Fireside Chat with discussion on creating a Canadian version of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and contributing more to the Great Lakes Fishery Commission. Read the full story WWTV-TV – Cadillac, MI. Read the full story Tags: Daily News