A birchbark canoe well over 100 years old has a new home in Kanien’kehá:ka territory south of Montreal, Québec, after spending decades in storage in Québec and Minnesota. While it’s currently on display in the Kanien’kehá:ka Onkwawén:na Raotitióhkwa Language and Cultural Center, the canoe will eventually be housed in a new museum. Read the full story by CBC News.
An Ontario Superior Court of Justice ruled Monday that Chippewas of Saugeen First Nation is — and always has been — the rightful owner of Sauble Beach after decades of litigation. The 2.5-kilometre stretch of Lake Huron shoreline was previously claimed by the Town of South Bruce Peninsula. Read the full story by the St….
The $7 million project, part of the massive Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, first dredged tons of muck out of the lake that had settled there over decades. Then it deepened parts of the lake and restored aquatic habitat and fish spawning habitat. Read the full story by the Duluth News Tribune. Read the full story…
The city of Flint, Michigan says it’s preparing for a return to using water from the Great Lakes Water Authority pipeline following a transmission main break that forced it to use its backup water source for more than seven weeks. Read the full story by MLive. Read the full story Tags: Great Lakes, Water, Daily…
Canada’s Minister of Transport Omar Alghabra last week announced funding of C$12.5m ($9.2m) to launch the Ballast Water Innovation Program, part of its Oceans Protection Plan. Read the full story by Splash 24/7. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
All of the Great Lakes’ water levels are higher than their long-term average, but the forecast shows the lakes are getting ready to start lowering as we head into fall, fitting into the annual cycle of rising and falling water levels. Read the full story by MLive. Read the full story Tags: Daily News