The Freshwater Summit in Traverse City, Michigan, was held for its 16th year last Friday to cast a wider net into freshwater research in northern Michigan. Many of the organizations taking part represent the continuing efforts on initiatives that impact the Great Lakes and Grand Traverse Bay regions. Read the full story by Up North Live.
Photos and videos captured from around Lake Michigan highlight a strange the frozen phenomenon of “ice volcanoes”. Read the full story by WOOD-TV – Grand Rapids, MI. Read the full story
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is predicting a moderate algal bloom with a severity level of 2-6 on a scale of 1-10 for western Lake Erie this summer. Read the full story by CBC News. Read the full story
Researchers warn dangerous algae blooms and warming water around the Great Lakes will impact Metro Detroit more intensely and for longer as climate change continues to heat up around the globe. Read the full story by WWJ – Detroit, MI. Read the full story
Federal officials awarded a more than $1 billion contract to build a new chamber at the Soo Locks after months of scrambling to cover ballooned costs. Read the full story by MLive. Read the full story
June has shaped up to be much busier than the same time last year with improved cargo volumes in the Thunder Bay, Ontario port. Both potash and general cargo shipments were up, while grain volumes had a modest rebound. Read the full story by The Chronicle Journal. Read the full story
As of last November, Adam Tindall-Schlicht has been Administrator of the St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation, which oversees operations of the U.S. side of the system of locks and channels that connect the Great Lakes with the Atlantic Ocean. Read the full story by North County Public Radio. Read the full story