Lake Erie’s harmful algal bloom has been shrinking for about one or two weeks, but scientists don’t know yet when it will disappear. Last year’s bloom behaved differently from blooms in previous years, so that makes it harder to predict when the bloom will go away. Read the full story by the Sandusky Register.
On Tuesday, the Illinois House of Representatives passed legislation — by a 67-43 vote — that would phase out single-use polystyrene foam foodware beginning in January 2024. Read the full story by WTTW -TV – Chicago, IL. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
Cities from Milwaukee to Green Bay and small communities in Door County must confront erosion — a key portion of climate impacts that Wisconsin’s shoreline communities expect to cost at least $245 million over the next five years. Read the full story by the Sheboygan Press. Read the full story Tags: Lake Michigan, shoreline, Daily…
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources and the City of Lorain dedicated the Martin’s Run Wetland And Stream Restoration Project in Lorain County on Oct. 18, as a part of Gov. Mike DeWine’s H2Ohio initiative. Read the full story by Spectrum News. Read the full story Tags: Daily News, Ohio
President Joseph Biden nominated Southfield, Michigan attorney Gerald Acker to be commissioner and chair of the International Joint Commission, a binational group that regulates uses of the Great Lakes and other waters shared by the U.S. and Canada. Read the full story by The Detroit News. Read the full story Tags: Michigan, Daily News, Detroit,…
Road salt is affecting everything in Lake Erie, including suppressed reproduction, low survival rates, and reduced growth rates of fish and macroinvertebrates. Read the full story by WTVG-TV – Toledo, OH. Read the full story Tags: fish, Daily News
With little ice coverage so far this winter, the time is right to spot winter waterfowl that return to this region each year for a winter getaway. Audubon Great Lakes is declaring this the “season of the duck” in Michigan. Read the full story by the Manistee News Advocate. Read the full story Tags: Daily News