The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw motored down Lake Michigan this past weekend to Chicago, where its load of more than 1,200 Christmas trees will be used to recreate the holiday spirit of Michigan’s ill-fated Christmas Tree Ship, which sank in late November 1912. Read the full story by MLive.com.
Permitted users in the cities of Two Harbors and Grand Marais, Minnesota, take an average of 50 million gallons per day out of Lake Superior, the largest of those users being Northshore Mining. Read the full story WTIP – Grand Marias, MN. Read the full story
There’s a new proposal gaining support in Washington D.C. for a potential multi-billion-dollar investment that would bring U.S. naval facilities to Lorain and Lordstown, Ohio. Read the full story by WJW – TV – Cleveland, OH. Read the full story
The city of Duluth is encouraging residents to sign up to adopt a stormwater drain of their choosing and provide periodic care for the drain, ensuring that none of the matter and material that routinely muck up the stormwater sewer system contributes to pollution of our water sources. Read the full story by WUBE-FM – Duluth, MN. …
Staff and volunteers at the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority in Southern Ontario are working to restore eroding riverbanks along the Nottawasaga River to improve habitat for two species at risk, lake sturgeon and northern brook lamprey. Read the full story by Collingwood Today. Read the full story
Scientists at the University of Toledo Lake Erie Center are working on a water quality monitoring network for Lake Erie by preparing sensors before algal bloom season. Read the full story by WNWO – TV – Toledo, OH. Read the full story