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.
House Bill 5291 would establish a Port Facility Improvement Grant program for the expansion and creation of public and private ports within the state of Michigan. Read the full story by The Manistee News Advocate. Read the full story Tags: Daily News, News
The town of Evans, New York, is hoping for a total reconstruction of the Sturgeon Point Marina harbor wall along the Lake Erie Shoreline. Read the full story by WGRZ-TV – Buffalo, New York. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
An experimental project, named Phosphorous Optimal Wetland Demonstration, located in Defiance, OH is aimed at preventing harmful algae blooms and improving water quality in the Great Lakes and is featured in the February edition of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers magazine, The Corps Environment. Read the full story by The Star Beacon. Read the…
State officials are publishing data from 19 Michigan sewage treatment plants and more than 400 wastewater collection systems to create an early warning system for COVID-19 outbreaks.
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By Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — National Park Service Director Chuck Sams said Tuesday he and other officials are committed to boosting the role Native American tribes can play in managing public lands around the U.S.
He told members of a congressional committee during a virtual hearing that part of the effort includes integrating Indigenous knowledge into management plans and recognizing that federal lands once belonged to the tribes.
The newly launched Great Lakes FreshFishFinder.org highlights businesses where consumers can buy locally produced fish across the entire Great Lakes region. The site’s focal point is an interactive map that allows users to find a variety of fish products and offerings. Read the full story by MLive. Read the full story Tags: Daily News, fish