A rare Great Lakes piping plover was spotted this week at Rainbow Beach in Chicago, which was recently named by birders as the most promising new nesting site for the endangered bird. Neighbors hope to encourage the plover to stay by cleaning the beach this weekend. Read the full story by Block Club Chicago.
Much of the history regarding the wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald surrounds what was lost, but there is an important item that was found — and it’s now on full display. In the summer of 1995, months before the 20th anniversary of the ship’s sinking in November 1975, a mission was started to recover the…
State of Michigan officials are investigating an apparent chemical spill in a Huron River side channel near Detroit. Read the full story by MLive. Read the full story Tags: Daily News, Michigan
Officials are warning people to stay off piers during high wave days with an example of what can happen when just 6 inches of water sweeps across them. Read the full story by MLive.com. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
Some dives are so pivotal that they permanently fuse themselves into my memory bank.
I’ll never forget my first open water dive in the St. Clair River under my family’s dock, or the first time I looked for a drowning victim as a member of the St. Clair County Sherriff Department Dive Rescue and Recovery team.
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Every summer for the last decade, James Peterson, his wife and two daughters traveled from Charleston, West Virginia, to Kaspar’s Lake Breeze Cottages in Marblehead, Ohio, to fish, relax and soak up the beauty and restorative power of Lake Erie.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Federal officials have designated a huge swath of Wisconsin’s Lake Michigan coastline as a National Marine Sanctuary to protect historic shipwrecks in the area, Gov. Tony Evers’ office announced Tuesday.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will publish regulations designating 962 square miles from Kewaunee County south to Ozaukee County as a sanctuary, Evers’ office said.