Author: Great Lakes Commission

6 great lakes birds to start looking for as fall flyways fill up

6 Great Lakes birds to start looking for as fall flyways fill up

Fall migration has begun for certain species of Great Lakes birds, marking the start of the annual spectacle when millions of waterfowl, waterbirds, shorebirds, songbirds and raptors leave their summer nesting areas and fly south to warmer climates for the winter. Read the full story by MLive. Read the full story Tags: Daily News, summer

recalling the history of the u s s niagara

Recalling the history of the U.S.S. Niagara

Centuries after the war of 1812, the U.S. Brig Niagara, a replica of the U.S.S. Niagara, brings the history of the Battle of Lake Erie to the Festival of Sails and many other locations. Read the full story by WDIO – TV – Duluth, MN. Read the full story Tags: Daily News

royal oak artist turns beach trash into treasure at sea life

Royal Oak artist turns beach trash into treasure at SEA LIFE

Bottles, bottle caps, straws, lighters, beach toys, bags, and dental floss picks. All these items have one thing in common — plastic bits and pieces washed ashore on the beaches of the Great Lakes. In collaboration with SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium inside Great Lakes Crossing in Auburn Hills, Royal Oak, artist Hannah Tizedes spent over…

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