This lesson will explore the phenomenon of salamander migration — across a main road — in Presque Isle Park near Lake Superior and the efforts to protect the population from the effects of human activity. Students will learn about the salamander migration, including the unique female-only population, to vernal pools.
Bruce Power is studying the feasibility of making hydrogen with excess energy from its nuclear reactors, which is specifically mentioned in Ontario’s new low-carbon hydrogen strategy announced April 7. Among the eight immediate strategic actions listed in the provincial vision for a “low-carbon hydrogen economy” is Bruce Power’s hydrogen feasibility study and the company’s support […]
Big Brothers, Big Sisters Kincardine and District once again held a Christmas rummage sale on Saturday, November 20 at the Davidson Centre, after receiving many car loads of gently used Christmas related donations through the week prior. Items included trees, signs, candles, wreaths and more and purchases on the day of the popular sale were […]
The Victoria Park gallery opened its doors 20 years ago in August of 2001. To honour the milestone, the guest gallery is displaying artwork from the only two remaining founding members who are still involved in the gallery, Sylvia Melinz and Jana Mika, for the month of August. When the gallery opened, then mayor Larry […]
The $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill passed in August points $1 billion at the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, which funds pollution and contamination clean up and prevention, invasive species removal and habitat restoration. But the environmental bill due (experts tallied $20 billion in damages in 2005) exceeds our ability to pay for it, so we need…
By Kelly House and Jonathan Oosting, Bridge Michigan
The Great Lakes News Collaborative includes Bridge Michigan; Circle of Blue; Great Lakes Now at Detroit Public Television; and Michigan Radio, Michigan’s NPR News Leader; who work together to bring audiences news and information about the impact of climate change, pollution, and aging infrastructure on the Great Lakes and drinking water.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Twin Metals will appeal a federal decision that dealt a serious blow to its proposed copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota, the company said Wednesday.
Last week, the Biden administration ordered a mineral withdrawal study on 225,000 acres of federal land that could lead to a 20-year ban on mining upstream from the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, a popular recreational area in the Superior National Forest.