University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee’s School of Freshwater Sciences has raised two-thirds of its fundraising goal to build a cutting-edge research vessel designed for the Great Lakes. Read and the full story by WTMJ-TV – Milwaukee, WI.
The U.S. Brig Niagara will sail to six ports of call in the Great Lakes this coming summer before returning home for Tall Ships Erie. But a new strategy to make the ship more accessible to the public and to collaborate more with the Erie Maritime Museum in coming years could shorten the ship’s sailing…
A top infrastructure official from Macomb County in southeast Michigan is feuding with state environmental regulators over water protection, claiming the state is not doing enough to clean up sewage systems contaminated by pesticide runoff and drugs being flushed down drains and toilets. Read the full story by Michigan Radio. Read the full story
On Wednesday night, Defense Department officials announced plans to install two new groundwater treatment systems near the Wurtsmith base, which borders the community of Oscoda, Michigan near Lake Huron. The systems will be installed at two locations with the intent of reducing the spread of an underground PFAS plume. Read the full story by Michigan…
Despite the Great Lakes water levels making their annual seasonal rise during the summer, they are still falling from the record highs seen a few years ago. Read the full story by the Huron Daily Tribune. Read the full story
As Lake Michigan fisheries managers and stakeholders have approved chinook salmon stocking increases for this year, the latest prey fish assessment shows forage levels remain low historically but with some positive year-over-year changes. Read the full story by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Read the full story
Gannon University’s Project NePTWNE (Nano & Polymer Technology for Water and Neural-Networks in Erie) is a $24-million project that the university hopes will put it at the forefront of freshwater research, and with it, elevate the city of Erie and the region. Read the full story by WJET-TV – Erie, PA. Read the full story