Nearly every piece of microplastic pulled out of Lake Ontario is tracked and recorded by the dozens of University of Toronto students participating in a study that pulls more than 10,000 pieces of microplastics out of the lake each day. Read the full story by the CTV National News.
Among the issues the development team members will address are public access to the waterfront and environmental concerns related to wetland mitigation. Construction has already begun on the $110 million Harbor 31 project. Among its features are a subdivision, senior housing, marina, apartments, retail and boat storage and sales. Read the full story by Mlive.com….
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $3.3 million dollar contract to a Rochester firm to make repairs to the west pier at Little Sodus Bay in Fair Haven in Cayuga County, New York. The repairs will ensure that boaters have safe passage between Little Sodus Bay, Lake Ontario, and the rest of…
The Chatham Coloured All-Stars baseball team fought prejudice and injustice just to play the game they loved. And in the 1934 season, they became champions of the Ontario Baseball Association, being the first all-Black team to ever do so
Several invasive species, such as the zebra mussel, are native to the Ponto-Caspian region, which includes the Black, Caspian and Azov Seas, and were imported to North America by transoceanic ships. These species are known to have disrupted ecosystems around the world, including those of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River. However, the impacts…
Interlake Maritime Services, through its new subsidiary, Soo Maritime Services, will now oversee operations of the tour boats Hiawatha, Bide-A-Wee and Holiday that have provided river and lock tours in the Upper Peninsula for more than six decades. Read the full story by MLive. Read the full story Tags: Daily News, river