After several years of erosion caused by high water, including some record Lake Erie levels that cut into beaches, officials in Pennsylvania are pleased with conditions on Presque Isle’s shores. Read the full story by the Erie Times-News. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
The North Country Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area has been awarded a grant of $50,000 in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funding to access and utilize Michigan Natural Features Inventory data to focus plant surveys where endangered plants coincide with likely avenues of spread of invasive plants. Read the full story by Ludington Daily News. Read the full story Tags: Michigan, Daily News
While supply chain issues ravage various industries and aspects of life as the world tries to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, leaders at the Port of Green Bay say they have not seen the same issues due to the type of traffic the westernmost port of Lake Michigan receives. Read the full story by WLWK-TV- Green…
Even when the topic is cars and climate change, in Michigan it still comes back to the Great Lakes.
“To me, really, the take home is always, always, always water,” said Liesl Clark, director of the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy. She appeared at an event in Detroit that previewed COP26.
Why do Isle Royale’s red foxes feel comfortable close to humans?
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BEAVER BAY, Minn. (AP) — A Lake Superior lighthouse plans to welcome visitors back for an annual memorial honoring the sailors who died when the Edmund Fitzgerald sank.
Every Nov. 10, the day the ship sank in a gale in 1975, the Split Rock Lighthouse just south of Beaver Bay holds a beacon lighting.
From lead pipes to PFAS, drinking water contamination is a major issue plaguing cities and towns all around the Great Lakes. Cleaning up contaminants and providing safe water to everyone is an ongoing public health struggle.
Keep up with drinking water-related developments in the Great Lakes area.
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- Chicago rips Indiana steel company for threatening our drinking water after 2 spills—Chicago Sun Times
The fossil fuel industry has long been blamed for environmental degradation. But what about the financial institutions accused of making environmentally destructive projects possible?
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A baby lake trout discovered in Lake Erie waters near the Pennsylvania-New York border confirmed that the species, thought to be extinct for 60 years, is now reproducing on its own. While this is positive sign for fisheries management and water quality of the lake, there is still a need for strong focus on the…
Environmental and tribal advocates argued that Canada’s invocation of treaty rights to keep Line 5 open was a ploy to protect fossil fuel profits over Great Lakes protections, and a failure to immediately address the climate crisis with reduced greenhouse gas emissions. Read the full story by MLive. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
Construction has started on an endeavor intended to fortify a severely eroded bluff behind the historic Parmly Mansion along the shoreline of Lake Erie in Perry Township in Ohio. Read the full story The News-Herald. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
Harmful blue-green algae blooms are becoming more frequent along Lake Superior as climate change continues to make conditions right for the species to bloom. Read the full story by the Up North News. Read the full story Tags: Daily News
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