U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur presented her Great Lakes Authority Proposal, a plan for the nation’s largest pool of skilled and experienced production workers and the world’s largest supply of fresh water, at a field hearing of the House of Representatives’ Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness in Growth. Read the full story by The Morning Journal.
Mayflies are beginning to hatch and emerge from the depths of Lake Erie, with swarms so dense they were detected on weather radar over the lake. Read the full story by WOIO-TV – Cleveland, OH Read the full story Tags: Daily News
Northeast Wisconsin Water is launching a new watershed program to implement conservation practices that help improve water quality, including reducing sediment and runoff. Read the full story by WFRV-TV – Green Bay, WI. Read the full story Tags: Wisconsin, Water, Daily News
By Kelly House, Bridge Michigan
The Great Lakes News Collaborative includes Bridge Michigan; Circle of Blue; Great Lakes Now at Detroit Public Television; and Michigan Radio, Michigan’s NPR News Leader; who work together to bring audiences news and information about the impact of climate change, pollution, and aging infrastructure on the Great Lakes and drinking water.
By Lindsay Campbell with photography by Johnny C. Lam, The Narwhal
This story first ran on The Narwhal, a non-profit news organization that publishes in-depth stories about Canada’s natural world.
Those who choose a life in commercial fishing on the Great Lakes are granted a front row seat to the natural world.