High water levels in recent years appear to have damaged the pier in Wiarton and South Bruce Peninsula has blocked access to the structure. The municipality announced Tuesday that it had blocked access to the Bluewater pier and causeway – which it leases from the Small Craft Harbours division of the federal Department of Fisheries […]
Multiple waves of rain and thunderstorms are expected to drench southern Ontario between Friday and Sunday
Although Great Lakes water levels are down, the risk of coastal erosion remains high, Michigan State University researchers say. Now, the researchers are enlisting “citizen scientists” to assist in helping better understand coastal change.
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CHICAGO (AP) — Beaches in Chicago were washed out by high waves Friday on the first day the city was to reopen Lake Michigan to swimming since summer 2019.
Waves reached up to 11 feet (3.35 meters) high, closing many of the beaches that had been set to open for the first time since Sept.
This article originally appeared in the April 2011 issue of Cottage Life. When I was a kid, there were two memorably intimidating properties on the shores of Clear Lake, where, in one configuration or another, the Wilkinses have spent their summers for the better part of a century. One of the two was distinguished by … Continued
May 13, 2021 By John Flesher, AP Environmental Writer TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A spell of dry, mild weather is giving the Great Lakes a break after two years of high water that has shattered records and heavily damaged shoreline roads and homes, officials said Monday. Although still above normal, the lakes have dropped…
The Upper Thames River Conservation Authority issued an advisory alerting area residents of low water conditions in the lands that drain into the Thames River.
May 11, 2021 High water and erosion caused the beach stairs in Chikaming Township in southwest Michigan to collapse. Now, two years later, volunteers have rebuilt those stairs, marking renewed access to some of the township’s most cherished assets – its public beaches – after high water in Lake Michigan rendered them unusable. “That’s what…
April 27, 2021 By Jane Johnston, Circle of Blue 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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