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The heavy, early, record-breaking snowfall in the U.P. not only thwarted the firearm deer hunt, but it portends a third straight difficult winter for a deer population already significantly damaged by the past two brutal winters.
The city of Marysville, Mich., is in the process of spending more than $500K to improve the water quality of the St. Clair River by naturally slowing and purifying the runoff of polluted stormwater.
Every year, about a month or so before winter officially hits the region, the Erie Canal is closed to water traffic and this year, the canal was closed on Nov. 19.
Last week's rain showers created sewage overflows that dumped 79 million gallons into Lake St. Clair, bringing the total pollution this year from sewer systems discharged into the lake to 3.7 billion gallons.
A lighthouse on Lake Michigan was turned into a ice-sculpture this week by frigid temperatures.
Ohio homeowners may face making sewer improvements on their property to stanch the flow of groundwater and rainwater into sanitary sewers that flow to Lake Erie.
Ag Credit is partnering with the Natural Resources Conservation Service to provide metal signs to be placed in cover crop fields funded by NRCS's special Environmental Quality Incentives Programs cover crop project.
TransCanada Corp., seeking support for its beleaguered $12-billion Energy East pipeline, is holding closed-door, invite-only meetings in North Bay, Ont., stirring suspicion among many in the northern Ontario city.
Increasing rates of high- and low-water cycles raise erosion controls along the Lake Huron shoreline.
A new wastewater treatment plant near Montreal, Que., will reduce pollution to the St. Lawrence River.
A collaborative effort led by Northern Michigan University to monitor coastal hazards along Lake Superior has received a $100,000 grant.
Following the discovery of Asian carp environmental DNA in Michigan's lower Kalamazoo River, additional water samples were taken toward the end of October that came back negative.
Ohio Gov. Kasich threatened to veto a bill designed to reduce algal blooms on Lake Erie if controversial provisions affecting telephone service remain in the bill.
Friends of the Parks in Chicago, Ill., filed suit earlier this month asking a federal judge to stop the proposed construction of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art between McCormick Place and Soldier Field, near Lake Michigan.
This week, NOAA Sea Grant announced new grants totaling $2.6 million for projects to support the development of environmentally and economically sustainable ocean, coastal, or Great Lakes aquaculture. Sea Grant Programs will supplement the federal funding, bringing the total investment to about $4 million for new national projects in 2014.
While the national media spotlight has been on the Keystone XL pipeline, another large tar sands crude oil pipeline scheme has significant implications for Wisconsin.
The Words for Water project aims to weave together the collective narrative of community members in the Lake Superior basin.
A new U.S. Geological Survey study on the effects of climate change says longer growing seasons in the Lake Michigan basin and earlier snowmelt are two likely outcomes of a warmer climate by the end of the century.
The mountain pine beetle has devastated huge swaths of forest in the Rockies, and scientists fear the insects could eventually threaten Great Lakes states.
Ice is already starting to develop on the Great Lakes.