The movement of two native fish species called suckers are being studied in a northern Michigan river as part of a larger studies to see how fish move into, through and out of the Ottaway River, and the impacts they have on nutrient and energy dynamics. Read the full story by the Traverse City Record-Eagle….
The U.S. Supreme Court may decide next week whether to hear an appeal filed by three lake-adjacent property owners in the town of Porter who have been unsuccessful in their attempts to claim ownership of a private beach on Lake Michigan. Read the full story by Northwest Indiana Times. Read the full story
On Monday, the U.S. Coast Guard rescued two groups after they were stranded on ice floes in the Great Lakes, one group in Sebewaing, Michigan and one off Sherwood Point, Wisconsin. The Coast Guard has now issued a warning about unpredictable ice conditions and tips on avoiding an ice disaster. Read the full story by…
Forty years after the goalpost set by the federal government under the Clean Water Act, Indiana couldn’t be farther from the finish line. Indiana maintains the most polluted waterways out of any state in the country. Of the 62,500 miles of rivers and streams in the state, more than 24,000 miles (38%) are impaired by…
The Town of Whitby, Ontario, and the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada have a plan to revitalize the Lake Ontario waterfront, the water, and its surrounding ecosystem after a study determined the extent and risk of chemical contamination from a building upstream. Read the full story by Global News Canada. Read the full story
A big company’s decision to refocus its future operations will impact a series of small Upper Peninsula cities. American Queen Voyages, the company which owns the familiar Ocean Navigator as well as the Ocean Voyager, has announced it will not return to the Great Lakes next year. Read the full story by The Mining Journal….