The North Shore Steelhead Association in co-operation with the City of Thunder Bay, Ontario is proposing the installation of fish counting devices and the making of minor changes to the internal structure of the fishway at Boulevard Lake. Read the full story by the Lake Superior News.
The first, fully-electric road ferries to sail in North America are now on their way from Damen Shipyards in Galati, Romania to Lake Ontario to begin operations. Ordered by the Ontario Ministry of Transportation, the Amherst Islander II and Wolfe Islander IV, 68 and 98 metres in length respectively, represent a new generation of zero-emission…
Researchers at The Natural Resource Research Institute in Duluth, Minnesota, said data shows a rise in air temperatures, causing a worrisome increase in water temperatures throughout the Great Lakes. Read the full story by KBJR-TV- Duluth, MN. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
According to the Ohio Department of Health’s BeachGuard, unsafe levels of microcystin were detected during routine testing recently for Lake Erie beach at Maumee Bay State Park, Ohio. Read the full story by WTVG-TV – Oregon, OH. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
A decade ago, a blue-green algae bloom had never been reported on Lake Superior. Now, half a dozen blue-green algae blooms have been reported this summer across Lake Superior, including one that formed recently in Superior. Read and hear the full story by Wisconsin Public Radio. Read the full story Tags: Wisconsin, summer, Daily News
Scientists have long hypothesized that storms would have strong impacts on water temperature and water column mixing, however, a recent study found that wind and rainstorms do not cause major temperature changes in lakes. Read the full story by Sault Online. Read the full story Tags: Daily News