Lake Huron

Kincardine fire chief says people lack respect for Lake Huron

The number of water rescues spiked in the Kincardine area last week, likely the result of overconfidence and a lack of respect for the power of Lake Huron, Kincardine’s fire chief said. Chief Brad Lemaich said there have been seven water rescue calls to the lake so far this year, when normally there would be […]

great lakes moment students help save sturgeon

Great Lakes Moment: Students help save sturgeon

Great Lakes Moment: Students help save sturgeon

The nonprofit organization called Sturgeon for Tomorrow and a team of U.S. and Canadian fishery biologists have been working together for seven years on the Sturgeon-in-the-Classroom program to engage students through community or citizen science and help reintroduce lake sturgeon in Great Lakes tributaries where they once thrived.

Brief history of lake sturgeon

In the late 1600s and early 1700s, French explorers and voyageurs noted that the waters from Lake Huron to Lake Erie teemed with lake sturgeon.

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Big fish expected as Chantry Chinook Classic heats up

The Lake Huron Fishing Club’s Chantry Chinook Classic Salmon Debry was being led by a 20.97-pound chinook salmon as of Thursday afternoon. The leading fish caught by Paul Hock was weighed in at 9:50 p.m. Tuesday evening at the Port Elgin Habour. The second and third place salmon as of Thursday afternoon, weighing in at […]

Simmering Lake Huron shore war thrusts beach rights under spotlight

IPPERWASH BEACH – Police called in. Venting on social media. And worries things could get rougher yet. Tempers are flaring on a stretch of Southwestern Ontario’s Lake Huron shore amid complaints of trespassing and bullying as frustrated cottage owners clash with beachgoers over access to the sand and water on their private property.The stand-offs haven’t […]

fish survey nets to be placed in st marys river

Fish survey nets to be placed in St. Marys River

Member agencies of the St. Marys River Fisheries Task Group will conduct a fish community survey of the entire St. Marys River during August. The St. Marys River is a connecting channel between Lake Superior and Lake Huron. The survey work will cover many locations along the 70-mile-long river, from the upper river near Brimley…

researchers race to understand what lies beneath the great lakes

Researchers race to understand what lies beneath the Great Lakes

Researchers race to understand what lies beneath the Great Lakes

By Kelly House, Bridge Michigan

The Great Lakes News Collaborative includes Bridge Michigan; Circle of Blue; Great Lakes Now at Detroit Public Television; and Michigan Radio, Michigan’s NPR News Leader; who work together to bring audiences news and information about the impact of climate change, pollution, and aging infrastructure on the Great Lakes and drinking water.

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