A Holland man will attempt to swim across Lake Michigan this summer to raise money for the Holland Aquatic Center. Read the full story by WZZM-TV – Grand Rapids, MI.
The Port of Cleveland has seen more and more companies looking at the port for imports and exports, which can be beneficial to the entire Great Lakes region. Read the full story by Spectrum News Ohio. Read the full story
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is planning a pilot project set to launch this spring to determine best practices for minnow dealers who trap spottail shiners in lakes designated as infested waters for zebra mussels. Read the full story by Alexandria Echo Press. Read the full story
With the environment warming because of climate change, researchers are noticing some drastic fluctuations. This year, Lake Erie had little to no ice coverage which has effects on other lake processes like water levels, fish hatches, and algal blooms. Read the full story by Spectrum News 1. Read the full story
The proposal to build a cruise ship dock in Holland, Michigan could put it at odds with Muskegon, which, just 31 miles north, has its own dock for cruise ships in Lake Michigan. But Holland City Manager Keith Van Beek said he doesn’t expect a Holland cruise ship dock would take business from Muskegon. Read…
Michigan is giving thousands of dollars in grant funding to 16 schools across the state to develop science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) projects that teach students about the importance of Michigan’s Great Lakes and freshwater resources. Read the full story by MLive. Read the full story
Viking is rolling out two new long itineraries in the Great Lakes where the line is sailing its two expedition ships, Viking Polaris and the Viking Octantis. Last year, Viking sailed its debut season in the Great Lakes with the Octantis. This year, Viking doubles its presence in the region. Read the full story by Travel Weekly. Read the full…