The Lake Michigan basin is down about eight inches from just one year ago (July 2021) but is currently still nine inches above its July average. Read the full story by WXMI-TV – Grand Rapids, MI.
Midwest governors and Congressional delegates are advocating for funding to speed along the fortification of a chokepoint lock and dam near Chicago that would become the last line of defense against invasive carp reaching the Great Lakes when completed. Read the full story by MLive. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
New research on water levels projects an unprecedented drop of water levels on Lakes Michigan-Huron and Georgian Bay to 1.1 meters below the record low by 2030. By 2040, levels may rise to 0.3 meters higher than the 1986 record high. Read the full story by The Manitoulin Expositor. Read the full story Tags: Daily…
A University of Regina professor led an international study published in the journal Nature that looks at the impact of warming waters on dissolved oxygen and algae prevalence. The study used lake data with longstanding records across the northern hemisphere, including two sites in Ontario. Read the full story by the Ontario Out of Doors….
Fisheries researchers go to great lengths, or sometimes deep waters, to seek answers to their questions. Recently, an interdisciplinary team of scientists aboard the Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) research vessel Lake Char discovered the deepest occurrence of lake char (or lake trout) spawning in the Great Lakes at a depth of over 400…
By Anna Liz Nichols, Associated Press/Report for America
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan is investing more than $4.7 billion to improve infrastructure, including drinking water upgrades, internet access and fixing roads, bridges and dams.
The spending plan includes some of the biggest infrastructure investments in state history, Gov.
Great Lakes Now tries to make every episode interesting and educational.
In “Surf and Slide,” GLN Host Ward Detwiler learns ice boating from one of the best in the world – right in southeast Michigan. Follow along with the all-women surfing group Lake Surfistas as they strive to make lake surfing more welcoming and stay warm in winter waves.