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POLICE BRIEFS: Police search for stolen playground gear

Police search for stolen playground gear South Bruce OPP are on the lookout for playground equipment stolen property along Vincent Street in Mildmay. Police received the report of the theft on June 11. The equipment was in storage. The units are red, gray and blue and weight about 500 pounds apiece. Their collective value is […]

Canada expands ballast water restrictions to reduce invasive species spread

By Lester Graham, Michigan Radio

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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Man recounts the agony and glory of his Bruce Trail trek

Steve Kenny endured some of the worst pain of his life during his just-completed 900-kilometre run up the length of the Bruce Trail. It was days of rising at 4 a.m. after four hours of sleep, limping along with what frequently was incapacitating pain, then running some more, as if his body were drawing on […]

Company addresses concerns about land-based salmon farm proposal

The province has approved an aquaculture licence for Georgian Bay Innovation Group’s proposed 500,000-square-foot land-based recirculating salmon farm near Colpoy’s Bay, but more senior government and local approvals are required before the project can go ahead. Jolanta Kowalski, a Ministry of Natural Resources & Forestry spokesperson, said while the facility proposed for 83 Berford Lake […]

Citizen Science Opportunities: How can you get involved in scientific research?

For some, getting to contribute to scientific research might sound like a far-fetched possibility.

Jason Frenzel, stewardship coordinator at the Huron River Watershed Council, is one of the countless people working to change that assumption.

The HRWC is one of many organizations in the Great Lakes region that offer people, most with little prior scientific training, the opportunity to participate in science.

Read Now at Great Lakes Now.

Thunderstorms could cause flooding this weekend

Rainstorms forecast for this weekend prompted Saugeen Valley Conservation Authority to advise caution around rivers, bridges and dams because of dangerous, fast-moving water and potentially slippery, wet footing. “While significant flooding is not expected, rivers could reach or exceed bank-full conditions, with minor flooding in traditional low-lying areas,” the SVCA’s flood outlook statement said. “More […]

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