The ferry that transports people and vehicles between Charlevoix and Beaver Island – Lake Michigan’s largest island – has begun its 2023 season. Beaver Island Boat Company is running three trips a week right now and will begin increasing that number in May. Read the full story by MLive.
A massive sewage discharge into Lake Erie over the Christmas holidays has Niagara Region government officials reviewing policies and making improvements at the government-owned Crystal Beach wastewater treatment plant in Ontario. Read the full story by The Record. Read the full story
There is no question that road salt saves lives, but it also contaminates our environment. While salt laying equipment has improved over the years, a safer but also effective alternative has yet to be found. Read the full story by WXYZ-TV – Detroit, MI. Read the full story
Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers proclaimed June as “Invasive Species Action Month.” The campaign is designed to encourage Wisconsinites to help prevent the introduction and spread of invasive species that harm Wisconsin’s native wildlife, wetlands, forests, prairies, lakes and rivers. Read the full story by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Read the full story
High and dry for easy viewing this summer will be one of Michigan’s newest exposed wrecks, the Jennie and Annie. The 137-foot schooner, built in 1863, was rounding Sleeping Bear Point in November 1872 when gale-force winds pushed it into the shallows and reefs of Lake Michigan’s notorious Manitou Passage. Read the full story by…
Elk Rapids, Michigan, is surrounded by water. To protect their future the city plans to hire a shoreline management coordinator through a new state program known as the MI Healthy Climate Corps. Read the full story by Great Lakes Now. Read the full story
The Chippewa Luce Mackinac Conservation District has distributed grants to support five Michigan conservation projects that support wildlife habitat, erosion control, recreation opportunities, student learning, pollinator habitat restoration, outdoor education, and vegetative management. Read the full story by The Sault News. Read the full story Tags: Michigan