Over the next month, the Wisconsin DNR will host open houses at the Governor Tommy G. Thompson Fish Hatchery, Besadny Anadromous Fish Facility, Root River Steelhead Facility and the Wild Rose Fish Hatchery. Each of these free events will give attendees a chance to see fish up close and learn how hatcheries and spawning facilities help sustain Wisconsin’s fish populations. Read the full story by Wisconsin DNR.
On Monday, commissioners of the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District accepted a bid from Michels Corporation to build the storage facility that will permanently house polluted sediment from the Milwaukee Estuary Area of Concern. Read the full story by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
According to an annual report by the Great Lakes Commission, water use from the Great Lakes basin dropped 3% in 2022 compared to the year before. Water usage from the Great Lakes may have declined, but it was still a staggering amount — more than 40 billion gallons per day — nearly all of it…
A shoreline protection program is currently underway in the West River near Buckhorn Island State Park near Grand Island, NY for the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Read the full story by Niagara Frontier Publications. Read the full story Tags: shoreline, Daily News, project
The Ohio Lake Erie Commission is celebrating its 30-year anniversary, and for all thirty years they’ve held a “Life on Lake Erie” photo contest. The contest is an opportunity for amateur photographers to showcase their talent for photographing one of Ohio’s most valuable natural resources. Read the full story by WTVG-TV – Toledo, OH. Read…
Permitted users in the cities of Two Harbors and Grand Marais, Minnesota, take an average of 50 million gallons per day out of Lake Superior, the largest of those users being Northshore Mining. Read the full story WTIP – Grand Marias, MN. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
Every year, the Corps of Engineers uses the winter period to perform maintenance to keep the Soo Locks operating. This year, the Soo Locks will close to marine traffic beginning 11:59 p.m. Jan. 15 through 12:01 a.m. March 25. Read the full story by WLUC-TV – Negaunee, MI. Read the full story Tags: Daily News