Despite the work being done since the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, the people of the U.S. and Canada have become complacent too soon after the pact’s early success. Read the full story by the Milwaukee Independent. Read the full story Tags: Daily News, Water
Lake Huron Coastal Centre Stewardship Technician, Alyssa Bourassa says 83.3 per cent of the twenty-four lake water samples that were collected from Lake Huron at the beginning and the end of last year’s Coast Watcher season, contained micro-plastics.
Michigan is giving thousands of dollars in grant funding to 16 schools across the state to develop science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) projects that teach students about the importance of Michigan’s Great Lakes and freshwater resources. Read the full story by MLive. Read the full story Tags: Michigan, Daily News
By Corey Williams, Associated Press
WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich. (AP) — Between an inch and 4 inches of rain fell on the Detroit area as of Wednesday morning during the latest batch of wet weather to roll through parts of Michigan and other Midwestern states.
The long duration of the storm, however, allowed rainfall runoff to enter storm drains, rivers and streams more slowly starting Tuesday afternoon, which helped the area avoid levels of flooding that submerged thousands of basements, dozens of streets and even freeways this summer.
A start-up water company is seeking approval to tap into an artesian well near the Apostle Islands in Wisconsin. Local residents are concerned about the environmental impacts of drawing water. Read the full story by WUWM- Milwaukee, WI. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
New sessions of Michigan’s NotMISpecies webinar series will cover how conservation officers help prevent invasive species introductions, as well as ways to enjoy the outdoors while minimizing harmful effects of invasive plants, animals and pests. Read the full story by the Daily Press. Read the full story Tags: Daily News