United States Coast Guard icebreakers will begin fracturing ice separating Mackinac Island and St. Ignace next week. Read the full story by the WWTV – TV – Cadillac, MI.
A U.S. Navy warship won’t be dropping anchor in Erie anytime soon. While efforts are ongoing to bring a decommissioned Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigate to Presque Isle Bay and turn it into a floating naval museum, a steep fundraising goal and an arduous Navy approval process could slow the project for years. Read the full…
Midwest governors and Congressional delegates are advocating for funding to speed along the fortification of a chokepoint lock and dam near Chicago that would become the last line of defense against invasive carp reaching the Great Lakes when completed. Read the full story by MLive. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
An unusually warm October has prolonged algal blooms in western Lake Erie, including one that arrived this summer that continues to fan out about 100 square miles along the Ohio shoreline. Read the full story by The Toledo Blade. Read the full story Tags: summer, Daily News, Ohio
Surfers in southern Ontario are concerned that a current assessment by the local council of beach access points will impact their ability to use Lake Erie. Read the full story by CBC News. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
Transport Canada confirmed it will begin “restricting access” to the popular Burlington, Ontario shipping canal piers to pedestrians in December head of winter conditions, but added future recreational use is still up for negotiation. Read the full story by the Hamilton Spectator. Read the full story Tags: Daily News