The Ontario government is investing more than $2.5 million in 19 new projects to protect the health of the Great Lakes as part of its commitment in the recently signed Canada-Ontario Agreement on Great Lakes Water Quality and Ecosystem Health. These projects will help improve the water quality of the world’s largest freshwater lake system by helping farmers and landowners adopt green infrastructure projects and best practices that improve the efficiency and sustainability of their operations while reducing the amount of contaminants and excess nutrients, like excess phosphorous, entering the Great Lakes. Read More Read the full story
The dispersal model will allow the county to acquire housing units in smaller venues, and for smaller numbers of units
Additional funding will support food web monitoring efforts on the Great Lakes as Cornell University confirmed it will continue efforts to monitor and research the lower parts of the food web on the Great Lakes. Read the full story by WWTI-TV – Watertown, NY. Read the full story Tags: Daily News, research
We’re getting younger.
Many citizens of Kincardine are becoming increasingly more upset with the clear-cutting of wooded areas. On Sunday, April 24, about 50 people came out to Riggin Park to plant trees, (an initiative organized by Amanda Saxton from our Municipal Environmental Committee and Dough McCallum) in attempt to make up for these losses. Three areas around […]
Lake Michigan is experiencing record-breaking high water temperatures for late October. According to the National Weather Service in Chicago, these temperatures remain higher because of October’s weather being warmer than in previous years. Read the full story by the Detroit Free Press. Read the full story Tags: Daily News, Michigan, Detroit