At the annual “We Are Water” event in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, groups highlighted work to be done to clean up the South Shore Beach which is part of the Milwaukee Estuary Area of Concern. Read and hear the full story by WITI – TV – Milwaukee, WI. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
This Thursday, the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy is hosting a virtual public hearing on a push to restore the Grand River’s rapids in downtown Grand Rapids. Grand Rapids Whitewater and the city of Grand Rapids are seeking a permit to remove four low-head dams and replace them with rocks and boulders….
The nonprofit organization called Sturgeon for Tomorrow and a team of U.S. and Canadian fishery biologists have been working together for seven years on the Sturgeon-in-the-Classroom program to engage students through community or citizen science and help reintroduce lake sturgeon in Great Lakes tributaries where they once thrived.
Brief history of lake sturgeon
In the late 1600s and early 1700s, French explorers and voyageurs noted that the waters from Lake Huron to Lake Erie teemed with lake sturgeon.
The Alliance of Rouge Communities recently held a summit to recap restoration efforts in the Great Lakes and talk about what’s coming down the pipeline as the result of Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funding. Read the full story by the Press & Guide. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
The Icebreaker Wind Project, a pilot project to put six wind turbines in Lake Erie about eight miles off Cleveland, Ohio, has been put on hold amid rising costs and other challenges that have delayed progress and dimmed its chances of success. Read the full story by The Plain Dealer. Read the full story Tags:…