H2Ohio’s incentive program for agriculture producers is expanding statewide. The program, led by ODA, provides funding to producers to help offset the financial risk associated with implementing H2Ohio’s agricultural best management practices that work to improve Ohio’s water quality. The program has been available only to farmers in the Western Lake Erie Basin, but producers throughout the state will be eligible to participate in H2Ohio beginning in 2024. Read the full story by The Courier.
Thanks to over $16 million in grants from the state and federal government, the Port of Monroe will soon become the first container terminal in Michigan and the most state-of-the-art port on the Great Lakes. Read the full story by WXTZ-TV – Detroit, MI. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
Tribal water systems are sampled for “forever chemicals” at a much lower rate than other water systems, according to a new study from the PFAS Project Lab at Northeastern University. For the most part, testing isn’t being done on tribal systems because they’re smaller. However, this is leaving gaps in knowledge for those who rely…
A shipwreck dating back to the 1890s was discovered 650 feet below the surface of Lake Superior, 35 miles offshore from Deer Park in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Read the full story by Midland Daily News. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
The S.S. Keewatin, one of the world’s largest remaining Edwardian steamships, has arrived at its new home at the Marine Museum of the Great Lakes in Kingston, Ontario, after sailing through the Great Lakes from Georgian Bay. Read the full story by CBC News. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
A female Great Lakes piping plover with the distinction of being current oldest living individual of her species has been spotted at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in Michigan. Read the full story by MLive. Read the full story Tags: Daily News