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A 656-foot freighter that went aground in Lake St. Clair over the weekend has been refloated and will resume its trip to Montreal after one to two days of inspections, including an underwater survey of its hull.
If you're looking for over-commercialized shops, chain restaurants, and ginormous waterparks, you won't see yourself on this list. So give these descriptions a read and see if the Apostle Islands appeal to you for your next vacation
The view from Cliffs Natural Resources' Minnesota operations looks pretty good, but the Cleveland-based mining company is fighting for its life, with the decisive battle set for Tuesday.
At the Lake Erie Sport Fishing Workshop at Ohio State University's Stone Lab, expert instructors will teach you fishing techniques, show you how to use technology to improve your fishing experience, and take you to some of the best fishing spots on Lake Erie. The three-day workshop takes place Aug. 29-31.
More than a decade after its prized chinook salmon crashed, Lake Huron is fertile fishing territory once more, with fast-growing populations of native species such as walleye and lake trout, biologists say.
A cursory glance at a road map suggests that a traveler who persists in driving west on U.S. 10 from this Lake Michigan harbor town will get very, very wet. But there is a treat in store for travelers who are interested in exploring a piece of floating history, or just in cutting hours off the drive around Lake Michigan to Wisconsin.
Freshwater drum are coming on strong in southern Lake Michigan.
Grants totaling up to $4.5 million to improve Great Lakes water quality are available to cities on the lakes' shorelines.
Zebra mussels, quagga mussels got here in ships' ballast tanks. Can we stop the next invasion?
June 1, 1988 was the day everything changed for the Great Lakes. It was the day researchers from the University of Windsor first discovered zebra mussels in the bottom of Lake St. Clair.
Have you visited GLIN's July Site of the Month yet? The honor goes to Love Lake Michigan
, created by the Lake Michigan Forum. Love Lake Michigan aims to increase awareness of the value of Lake Michigan and catalyze action to protect it through education, engagement and citizen empowerment. Visit today and sign the pledge to Love Lake Michigan!
In the ongoing effort to clean up the Great Lakes, the Canadian government
is committing new funding worth $418,000 to four projects around the St.
Clair River in southwestern Ontario.
A harbor pool to facilitate swimming in the St. Lawrence river near Montreal
has been proposed, but some worry about water pollution.
Freshwater drum, better known as sheephead, are a growing fishery on
southern Lake Michigan.
The newly passed Water
Resources Reform and Development Act, which seeks to boost funding for
harbor projects, will help reduce the dredging backlog for Great Lakes
ports, including Duluth, Minn.
Two oil pipelines at the bottom of the waterway linking lakes Huron and
Michigan will get additional support structures to help prevent potentially
The Jordan River hatchery is one hatchery responsible for stocking the Great
Lakes with lake trout. The hatchery raises three million lake trout per
year, approximately 150,000 pounds.
Representatives from the American Great Lakes Ports Association awarded
Muskegon, Mich., which recently joined the association in April, the chance
to host the group's 2015 summer meeting.
Higher water levels delight marine enthusiasts, particularly the owners of
large boats with difficulties running aground the past few seasons. The lake
is still below its normal level but nowhere near the record low set in
Farmers in the River Raisin watershed are invited on a boat cruise of the
Maumee River in Toledo, Ohio, on Aug. 22 to get a firsthand look at water
quality and learn about harmful algal blooms.