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Great Lakes ice season to be 'near normal'

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 08:05
It's going to be a near-normal ice season for the Great Lakes, according to the Canadian Ice Service.

Great Lakes ice breaking all the rules

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 08:05
Ice is forming on the Great Lakes faster this year than any other.

As 2014 winds down, no sign that levels won't keep rising in new year

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 08:05
With the exception of Lake Ontario, water levels of all the Great Lakes remained above average in October.

TransCanada should look at other options: Couillard and Prentice

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 08:05
Philippe Couillard and the premier of Alberta strongly hinted on Tuesday that TransCanada should find another place for the oil port it planned to build near a beluga nursery in Cacouna.

Isle Royale National Park continues to combat invasive species

Tue, 12/02/2014 - 08:05
The National Park Service continues its efforts to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species such as the zebra mussel that have caused extensive damage to natural resources and cost millions of dollars in eradication and control efforts.

Sturgeon 'thunder' a key to big fish's survival

Tue, 12/02/2014 - 08:05
Based on biological examinations and field recordings of the infrasonic sounds of the sturgeon, size may be one of the reasons why researchers believe it achieve sounds so low that most of their energy escapes normal human hearing.

Forum will discuss fish's threat to Great Lakes

Tue, 12/02/2014 - 08:05
The Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters is moderating an information session in Sault Ste. Marie, in which guest speakers will provide an update on Asian carps and their threat.

Ohio regulators say Obama emissions goals unachievable, costly; environmentalists praise rules

Tue, 12/02/2014 - 08:05
In Ohio, state regulators told the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that new federal goals for reducing mercury and other hazardous air pollutants from power plants are unachievable, costly and based on flawed assumptions.

Energy East Pipeline: TransCanada standing down on further work in Quebec

Tue, 12/02/2014 - 08:05
TransCanada Corp. will halt all work on an oil terminal in eastern Quèbec in response to concerns the project could hurt a beluga habitat.

Great Lakes breweries look to conserve region's water

Tue, 12/02/2014 - 08:05
The Great Lakes basin supplies breweries with some of the freshest water in the country, but if brewers like what they taste, some experts suggest they make some changes.

Fractured Water: Can metro Detroit reconnect its watersheds?

Tue, 12/02/2014 - 08:05
The Great Lakes Commission is undertaking a Greater Lakes project to help communities understand the economic impacts of better managing water resources on a more holistic basis to restore the function of natural watersheds to the greatest extent possible.

Agency proposes Great Lakes health risk gauges

Tue, 12/02/2014 - 08:05
The International Joint Commission is recommending five ways to measure how well both nations are dealing with potential threats to human health from pollution in the Great Lakes.

Sturgeon "thunder" research published

Tue, 12/02/2014 - 08:05
Lake sturgeon have been on the planet for 150 million years. Despite that long residency, scientists are still learning about these fish, the largest found in North America. An enduring question is what contributes to their survival skills. The answer? Sound.

GLIN December Site of the Month

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 08:05
GLIN's December Site of the Month is Wisconsin Shipwrecks, a new site created by the Wisconsin Historical Society and the University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute, offering details on 760 Lake Superior and Lake Michigan shipwrecks. Information on the ships' construction, service history, final voyage and location are searchable, as are any relevant videos and photos.

Democrats call for more oversight of pipelines

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 08:05
Democratic lawmakers are proposing increased state oversight of Michigan's oil and gas pipelines.

Volunteer stewardship crew begins new chapter for Humbug Marsh

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 08:05
In Michigan, a group of volunteers are working hard to keep both the biodiversity and aesthetic needs of Humbug Marsh and the Refuge Gateway working together at maximum capacity.

Proposed rule for farms aims to improve Lake Erie

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 08:05
Ohio's lawmakers are taking their first step toward slowing the spread of algae in Lake Erie since a toxin contaminated the drinking water for more than 400,000 people.

Cuttle Creek restoration begins Monday

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 08:05
Work for the Marysville Cuttle Creek, Mich., restoration project begins Monday. The focus of the restoration project is to increase fish habitat.

Township makes combatting invasive plant species a collaborative effort

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 08:05
The Shelby Township supports the Lake St. Clair Cluster/CISMA Collaborative, which represents the first significant regional collaboration of local governments, organizations and individuals in invasive species management in southeast Michigan

NMU grant will bring two new buoys to Lake Superior

Mon, 12/01/2014 - 08:05
A new grant has been awarded to Northern Michigan University (NMU) to establish a coastal hazard observing system on a portion of Lake Superior.