Over the next five years, the city of Yorkville, Illinois will need to complete a $17 million to $18 million engineering project to replace old, leaky water mains, if it is to receive a permit from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources to tap into the lake. Read the full story by Shaw Local News.
Researchers from the University’s School of Business and Economics, in conjunction with Water Wise are conducting community-based action research on Blue Economy and Freshwater Entrepreneurship. Read and listen to the full story by Soo Today. Read the full story
The Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians has joined eight states, the Canadian province of Ontario and several Native American natural resource agencies as a signatory to the joint strategic plan for management of Great Lakes fisheries. Read the full story by Ashland Daily News. Read the full story
A collaborative effort by multiple agencies has signed into effect a first of its kind study examining the coasts of the Great Lakes. Read and view the full story by WJET – TV – Erie, PA. Read the full story
If you visited the shores of Lake Michigan in Milwaukee in the 1970s and ’80s, chances are you saw it: a wedge of concrete about 3,000 feet off Bradford Beach, with the word “LOVE” painted on its side in big capital letters. How the “LOVE” got there was a mystery for decades. Read the full…
Potentially record numbers of lake herring born last spring seem to have survived their first year of life, according to state and federal biologists. The boom will help sustain both the ecosystem and Minnesota’s commercial fishing industry for years to come. Read the full story by the Star Tribune. Read the full story
Representative Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio) has announced $1.5 million have been awarded to five projects focused on combatting the harmful algal blooms in the Great Lakes. The funding will support a variety of research and technological projects that are being led by national partners in both private and public sectors. Read the full story by WTVG…