A major maritime shoreline revitalization project in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula will bring both economic and climate benefits when it expectedly reopens to the public in July 2024. The upgraded site will provide a valuable deep-water port on the lower St. Marys River for freighters or cruise ships within walking distance of the Soo’s downtown. Read the full story by MLive.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration facility in Alpena, Michigan is partnering with its Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory to learn more about the acidification of the freshwater Great Lakes. The goal is to get a baseline understanding of acidification in the lakes now so they can study them for years in the future. Read…
“Swim Shady,” a juvenile sturgeon, was released into the Detroit River June 3 after spending the school year in Michigan’s Gibraltar School District. The release, is the culmination of a St. Clair-Detroit River Sturgeon for Tomorrow project, which is designed to build awareness and appreciation for the environment. Read the full story by The News-Herald….
Three men in Wisconsin’s Kewaunee County are facing state charges for underreporting the amount of manure they spread on a dairy farm and sending pollutants into tributaries that lead to Lake Michigan. Read the full story by Green Bay Press-Gazette. Read the full story
The North Shore Steelhead Association in co-operation with the City of Thunder Bay, Ontario is proposing the installation of fish counting devices and the making of minor changes to the internal structure of the fishway at Boulevard Lake. Read the full story by the Lake Superior News. Read the full story
Environmental activist group, Environmental Defence, claims that not enough has been done to reduce the impacts on Lake Erie from nutrient runoff. Read the full story by The Hamilton Spectator. Read the full story