High and dry for easy viewing this summer will be one of Michigan’s newest exposed wrecks, the Jennie and Annie. The 137-foot schooner, built in 1863, was rounding Sleeping Bear Point in November 1872 when gale-force winds pushed it into the shallows and reefs of Lake Michigan’s notorious Manitou Passage. Read the full story by The Detroit News.
The population of sea lampreys in the Great Lakes could increase significantly in the next year or two due to pandemic delayed mitigation, and it’s currently unclear how quickly the population can be culled back. Read the full story by WJET – Erie, PA. Read the full story Tags: pandemic, Daily News
It is time for President Joe Biden to step up and support Michigan Governor Whitmer’s decision to decommission Line 5. Read the full story by the Detroit Free Press. Read the full story Tags: Detroit, Michigan, Daily News
Work has wrapped up on the restoration of the North Sandy Pond barrier bar, a $600,000 project awarded to the town of Sandy Creek in Oswego County. Read the full story by The Central New York Business Journal. Read the full story Tags: New York, Daily News
Geneva-on-the-Lake, Ohio is working to preserve its Lake Erie shoreline and the village is finishing the first phase of its erosion protection project at the Township Park. Read the full story by WEWS – TV – Cleveland, OH. Read the full story Tags: Ohio, Daily News
Urban areas around the Midwest struggle with food deserts and dense populations, a problem exacerbated by climate change impacts and the conversion of farmlands to residential developments. However, a potential solution can be found in hydroponics facilities being established in cities around the Great Lakes region like Detroit, Cleveland, Toronto and Chicago.
SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — President Joe Biden travels to Wisconsin next week, the day after delivering his State of the Union speech in Washington.
According to the White House, Biden and first lady Jill Biden will stop in Superior on Wednesday to discuss how the $1 trillion infrastructure law will improve the state’s roads and bridges, among other things, and create jobs.