Until now, such a two-year water quality environmental technology degree was nonexistent.
Milwaukee has launched the Water Current Tour, a self-guided walking tour that showcases how the city manages its natural water resources in a sustainable and resilient way. The Water Current tour is part of Milwaukee’s Water Centric City Initiative. Read the full story by WITI-TV- Milwaukee, WI. Read the full story
A new book explores the interconnected layers of the Great Lakes, from the leadership of local native tribes to the concerning intensity of resource extraction. The book took several years to write to fully and accurately capture a cohesive picture of the Great Lakes and their histories.
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More Great Lakes residents in the U.S. and Canada think the Great Lakes are in bad shape than those who think they’re in good shape according to a poll by the Great Lakes Water Quality Board. Read the full story by Michigan Radio. Read the full story
A wetland monitoring team from Heidelberg University is playing an integral role in Ohio’s H2Ohio initiative to improve water quality in the state and reduce nutrients and pollutants going into Lake Erie. Read the full story by The Advertiser-Tribune. Read the full story
Humans, like all other animals, have an innate desire to find the right spot, an ideal place. Tim Mulherin, the author of Sand, Stars, Wind & Water found his sense of place in Northwest Lower Michigan during his first visit to the area 35 years ago.
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By David Eggert, Associated Press
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday proposed $300 million in water spending to help local utilities address elevated lead levels, plan for pipe replacement and connect users of contaminated wells to municipal supplies.
The governor said the funding would expand her $500 million MI Clean Water Plan, some of which has been authorized since it was unveiled more than a year ago.