A group of Great Lakes mayors say Ontario should prioritize the maritime transport sector. The group, which represents more than 150 Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River mayors, says the Ontario government needs to create an effective Marine Strategy. Read the full story by CFLZ – Fort Erie, Ontario.
The Wisconsin Shipwreck Coast, a stretch along the Lake Michigan shoreline, was recently designated a national marine sanctuary. Read the full story by Spectrum News 1. Read the full story Tags: Wisconsin, News, Michigan, Daily News
While supply chain issues ravage various industries and aspects of life as the world tries to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, leaders at the Port of Green Bay say they have not seen the same issues due to the type of traffic the westernmost port of Lake Michigan receives. Read the full story by WLWK-TV- Green…
Of the many tools used in the fight to bring Great Lakes piping plovers back from the threat of extinction, the common household feather duster might be the most unexpected — and adorable — of them all. Read the full story by MLive. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
Bob Ragotzkie served as Wisconsin Sea Grant’s first director and was instrumental in bringing the program to life in the Great Lakes. Bob’s legacy is now being celebrated as Wisconsin Sea Grant celebrates its 50th anniversary. Read the full story by WUWM-TV – Milwaukee, WI. Read the full story Tags: science, Wisconsin, Daily News
The looming Ontario minimum wage increase will help low-income workers as inflation drives up costs, but it is also hitting the restaurant sector hard at a tough time, say industry professionals.
To control the population of the invasive fish in the Great Lakes, a pesticide containing TFM (3-trifluoromethyl-4-nitrophenol) is added to spawning areas to kill lamprey larvae. However, fewer treatments due to the pandemic might have inadvertently led to a surge in lamprey populations in 2022. Read the full story by Newsweek. Read the full story…