Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police responded to eight marine-related calls on the weekend on Lake Huron. Saturday at 1:14 p.m. the Grey Bruce OPP Marine Unit helped rescue a disabled vessel on Lake Huron. With the assistance of the Coast Guard the vessel made it to shore safely, a police news release said Monday. At 2:27 […]
Local MPPs recently announced the Ontario government will invest $6 million to support 30 multi-year projects aimed at helping protect, conserve and restore the Great Lakes. The investments are aimed at reducing plastic litter, excess nutrients and road salt entering lakes, rivers and streams, and advancing climate resiliency while restoring environmentally degraded areas of the […]
Huron OPP said additional resources are being deployed “to preserve public safety” ahead of a potential rally
Science Says What? is a monthly column written by Great Lakes now contributor Sharon Oosthoek exploring what science can tell us about what’s happening beneath and above the waves of our beloved Great Lakes and their watershed.
Earlier this year, a group of Michigan scientists published a study in The Journal of Great Lakes Research entitled “Extant mat microbes synchronize vertical migration to a diel tempo.”
A rescue call that ended with the deaths of a boat operator and volunteer firefighter started when two people fell off a personal watercraft near the Lake Huron town of Bayfield, provincial police say. Emergency crews were called to a boat operator in distress near Bayfield, a Huron County beach town north of London, just […]
By Lester Graham, Michigan Radio
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What is President Abraham Lincoln’s connection to a current vexing Great Lakes threat? Traveling south to Canada, right? And why would France go to court over a Great Lakes issue?
Those are some of the questions Traverse City author Dave Dempsey asks in his latest book, The Great Lakes: Fact or Fake.
The Bayfield Centre for the Arts has launched its Bayfield Sails Project at Clan Gregor Square in Bayfield.
Erosion, a growing issue for our coastlines, is only going to get worse, according to a panelist at the recent Is the Coast Clear Conference, put on by the Lake Huron Coastal Centre.
TORONTO (AP) — Gordon Lightfoot, the folk singer-songwriter known for “If You Could Read My Mind” and “Sundown” and for songs that told tales of Canadian identity, died Monday. He was 84.
Representative Victoria Lord said the musician died at a Toronto hospital. His cause of death was not immediately available.
By John Flesher, Associated Press
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Even for the Thunder Bay area, a perilous swath of northern Lake Huron off the Michigan coast that has devoured many a ship, the Ironton’s fate seems particularly cruel.
The 191-foot (58-meter) cargo vessel collided with a grain hauler on a blustery night in September 1894, sinking both.
The Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) has responded to just 20 requests for icebreaking on the Great Lakes this winter.
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