Tribal and state officials are warning against harassment of spearfishers as the Indigenous harvest season starts in northern Wisconsin. Read the full story by the Green Bay Press-Gazette.
Roughly 1,000 gallons of diesel fuel is believed to have spilled into Lake Michigan through a hull breach on a stricken freighter. Absorbent boom was placed around the bulk freighter Manitowoc following the spill, which began about 2:50 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 2 while the ship was leaving Manistee. Read the full story by MLive….
The Municipality of Kincardine has raised the “Every Child Matters” flag at the Davidson Centre to mark National Indigenous Peoples Day Tuesday.
Canada’s Invasive Species Centre (ISC) hopes to eradicate an aquatic plant that forms extremely dense floating mats of vegetation that shades out native vegetation and decreases plant biodiversity first discovered in the Welland River two years ago. Said Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority outreach worker Kerry Royer, “We certainly wouldn’t want it getting into the Niagara…
American Queen Voyages has announced it is adding a port for the first time to the Upper Peninsula for lakes and oceans vessels. The Escanaba port will begin being used in May for select voyages that tour the Great Lakes. Read the full story by MLive. Read the full story
At a public hearing Monday night, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources proposed increasing the number of Chinook salmon released from state hatcheries to 1 million. Read the full story by Interlochen Public Radio. Read the full story