Threat of microplastics topic of Healing Our Waters meeting

They’re the smallest of the small, and they end up in the bellies of fish throughout the Great Lakes basin. Microplastics can even be found in our drinking water. When it comes prevention, it all starts with the small things people do every day. Read the full story by...

Monroe County officials approve water emergency plan

A new policy to oversee community emergency drinking water systems in Monroe County, Michigan, would address contamination of private water wells and accidents like the natural gas spill in Raisinville Township in September. Read the full story by Bedford...

Ely teacher spent summer on Great Lakes science ship

A veteran educator from Ely, Minnesota, spent part of last summer teaching other teachers, logging water monitoring data, and swabbing the deck aboard a Great Lakes tall ship as part of a unique professional development workshop offered by the Great Lakes Sea Grant...