In Sterling Heights, Michigan, the Sterling Heights Historical Commission unveiled the Holcombe Beach Historical Marker, which tells the story of the early Indigenous people in the Great Lakes region who made their home in the area surrounding the marker. Read the full story by the Macomb Daily.
In Michigan, the Muskegon River Watershed Assembly’s plans to remove the Nartron Dam, located on the Hersey River in Osceola County, are moving forward after property owners agreed to its removal. Read the full story by The Herald Review. Read the full story
By the end of the month, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is expected to decide whether to approve an Ohio plan to reduce phosphorus pollution that feeds cyanobacteria in Lake Erie. Cyanobacterial blooms have become much larger in the last 30 years and have become a major public health concern. Read the full story…
On Friday, October 21, volunteers and big boat owners will come together to put away their boats for winter storage at the annual end-of-the-sailing-season ritual at the Milwaukee Sailing Center. Read the full story by WTMJ-TV – Milwaukee, WI. Read the full story
Congress needs to heed the call of the Great Lakes governors and change the cost-share of the Brandon Road Lock and Dam project to make the carp prevention 100 percent federal, as opposed to the traditional cost-sharing arrangement between the Army Corps of Engineers and its local sponsor. Read the full story by The Hill….
After last week’s oil spill in the St. Mary’s River, Lake Superior State University will put numerous oil pollution monitors around the Great Lakes, which will allow the university to quickly identify and react to spills. Read the full story by WPBN-TV – Traverse City, MI. Read the full story