As northern Michigan beaches get more crowded in the summertime, some people are flocking to small beaches off the beaten path. Read and hear the full story by Interlochen Public Radio. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers, alongside the governors of Michigan, Minnesota, New York and Pennsylvania, gathered in support of the PFAS Action Act, a bipartisan legislation the U.S. House of Representative voted to approve this week. Read the full story by WMTV -TV – Madison-Wisconsin. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
The latest good news from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative is that Nellie and Nish, a piping plover pair, have mated and nested at Maumee Bay State Park, in the Maumee Area of Concern, near Toledo, Ohio. Read the full story by Ashland Source. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
Despite conditions which favoured tornadoes along parts of the Lake Huron shoreline Saturday night, Environment and Climate Change Canada had no confirmed reports of any by Sunday afternoon. However, Northern Tornadoes Project investigators were to visit the Bayfield, Ont. area of Huron County Sunday, then go to the Thornbury area in eastern Grey County to […]
Severe thunderstorms could roll through parts of southwestern Ontario on Saturday.
Mosquitoes are out in full force this summer, which also means a risk of mosquito-borne illnesses.
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What do you get when you mix mayonnaise, a vaudeville star, two swanky hotels and a fisherman’s wife?
If you guessed Thousand Island dressing and an age-old mystery, you’d be correct.
Today, Thousand Island dressing is bottled and sold in grocery stores nationwide. You may even find a simplified version of the dressing (mayonnaise, ketchup or tomato puree, and pickle relish) at your favorite burger spot, masquerading as their “special” or “secret” sauce.
As an avid angler, Great Lakes Now Host Ward Detwiler has encountered suckers, a bottom-feeding family of fish that are present in all five Great Lakes and spawn in the rivers of the watershed.
But he’s never been terribly mindful of them.
“It’s never something you’re really out looking for,” Detwiler said.
Marine sanctuaries protect shipwrecks while volunteers guard sturgeon against poachers.
When the Milwaukee River Lake Sturgeon Reintroduction Project began 16 years ago, success wasn’t immediately apparent.
Having a solid scientific foundation for the project wasn’t the problem: sturgeon were raised in the Milwaukee River so they would return there to spawn when the time came. The problem was that lake sturgeon don’t return to a river to spawn for around 15 years.
If you’re looking a way to impress your friends with how much you know about Lake Huron, challenge them to next week’s virtual Lake Huron Trivia Night.
The Healthy Wateshed Manager with the Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority says they’ve been monitoring the watershed around the Bayfield area for several years.
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