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New association to promote north shore of Superior

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 08:05
The Superior Coastal Highlands Tourist Association is a new group that will promote the natural wonders, resources and services in the Lake Superior region.

Wayne State gets $325K grant to battle invasive species in Great Lakes

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 08:05
Wayne State University has received a grant to aid them in their collaboration with the United States Geological Survey and the Environmental Protection Agency to battle the invasion of zebra and quagga mussels.

Buffalo getting $500,000 grant under Great Lakes initiative

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 08:05
Federal officials visited the offices of the Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper organization on Saturday to announce a $500,000 grant for Buffalo under a Great Lakes cleanup program.

Slow start expected to Great Lakes shipping season because of weather

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 08:05
The Great Lakes' shipping season starts Tuesday, but you likely won't see freighters moving across their waters for a while because of the excessive ice cover.

Spill response 'inadequate' for tar sands crude on Great Lakes

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 08:05
It has been more then three years since the Kalamazoo River oil spill in Michigan. Now, in 2014, there is still oil in the river and current methods are "inadequate" to find and recover submerged oil.

Magee Marsh group seeks funds for project

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 08:05
The Friends of Magee Marsh is aiming to raise over $300,000 in funds to restore the wildlife area's boardwalk.

Annette Rummel hopes national Great Lakes Bay Region ad will immediately increase tourism

Mon, 03/24/2014 - 08:05
The 2014 Pure Michigan national television advertising campaign, which features a new ad for the Great Lakes Bay Region, has begun in hopes to increase tourism in the region.

Deep freeze means rare rise in Great Lakes water levels

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 08:05
Thanks to the deep freeze this winter, there is an expected 13-15 inch rise in water levels in the Great Lakes.

Wisconsin lawmaker rips tribes' spearfishing goals

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 08:05
Wisconsin's Chippewa bands want to spear too many walleyes again this spring and risk re-igniting tensions if state officials adopt tight bag limits for non-tribal anglers, the state Assembly's tourism chairman warned Thursday.

Cold produces "sundog" above Lake Superior

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 08:05
A "sundog," a naturally occurring reflection of light produced by fog in cold temperatures above water, was captured on camera above Lake Superior.

Waterworks Park and agriculture runoff big topics at Redfern town hall meeting

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 08:05
Ohio State Rep. Chris Redfern recently held a town meeting to discuss, among other topics, agricultural runoff and how it is affecting wildlife and waters in Ottawa County, Ohio.

Meetings surrounding Asian carp threat should be open: Sierra Club

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 08:05
Ontario residents are growing upset that there has been no time for the public to ask questions during recent local meetings regarding Asian carp.

Steelhead fishing should heat up soon

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 08:05
Despite the tough winter, steelhead fishing in Lake Erie should be looking up in the coming months for anglers.

Ludington wind farm sparks legal, zoning fights

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 08:05
In the 15 months since the Lake Winds Energy Park came online, the relationship between operator Consumers Energy and residents around Ludington, Mich., has become less idyllic and more contentious.

City seeks grant for big lake weather buoy

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 08:05
South Haven, Mich., officials are seeking a $50,000 federal grant to buy a data-collecting weather buoy for Lake Michigan.

Satellite images capture Lake Michigan ice disappearing, drifting away from shore

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 08:05
Satellites have been capturing images of the rare ice cover on Lake Michigan as it slowly melts away.

Deep freeze means rare rise in Great Lakes water levels

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 08:05
Thanks to the deep freeze this winter, there is an expected 13-15 inch rise in water levels in the Great Lakes.

PROJECT: ICE

Fri, 03/21/2014 - 08:05
"Project: Ice" is a documentary film examining the Great Lakes through the prism of ice. The film screens as part of the Freep Film Festival this Sat., Mar. 22, at the Detroit Film Theatre at the Detroit Institute of Arts.

Bill bolsters fight against dumping

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 08:05
Ohio's new capital improvements budget will include $10 million to pay for projects that combat the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' open lake dumping of sediment dredged from Lake Erie harbors in Ohio.

US president earmarks funds to investigate outflow from upper lakes

Thu, 03/20/2014 - 08:05
The U.S. administration has begun to act on an agreement to compensate for the loss of water from Lakes Michigan-Huron and Georgian Bay due to navigation dredging in the St. Clair River.