The city of Cleveland, Ohio, wants to create a tax-increment financing district across much of downtown to help pay for waterfront development plans along the Cuyahoga River and Lake Erie. The projects would include improving public access to the riverfront in the form of parks and other amenities, bulkhead improvements on the river, and other public infrastructure upgrades. Read the full story by The Plain Dealer.
Lake Erie anglers who rely on charter guides for fishing will soon have a richer experience out on the water thanks to a new certification program from the Ohio Division of Wildlife and Ohio Sea Grant. The program, Erie PrOH, ensures fishing guides and crew members have detailed knowledge of fishery topics and can act…
University of Wisconsin researchers are seeing more and more salt in the Great Lakes — so much that the lakes’ ecosystems are starting to change. Read the full story by Michigan Radio. Read the full story Tags: Wisconsin, Great Lakes, Michigan, Daily News
The M/V Mark W. Barker, built by Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding in Sturgeon Bay for Ohio-based Interlake Steamship Company, reached the top 16 in preliminary voting in the seventh annual Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce-sponsored contest. Read the full story by the Green Bay Press-Gazette. Read the full story Tags: Great Lakes, Wisconsin, Daily News
Ohio DNR has awarded a $2.2 million grant to the Chagrin River Watershed Partners to restore wetlands and strengthen riverbanks five miles from Lake Erie, according to ODNR. Read the full story by The News-Herald. Read the full story Tags: Daily News, project
Gray wolves are thriving at Isle Royale National Park five years after authorities began a last-ditch attempt to prevent the species from dying out on the Lake Superior island chain, scientists said Wednesday. Read the full story by the Associated Press. Read the full story Tags: Daily News