Category: Daily News

Money to keep invasive Asian carp out of the Great Lakes

This month, the Michigan Senate approved funding to appropriate $8 million to the Department of Natural Resources for Michigan’s contribution to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plan to rebuild the Brandon Road Lock and Dam in Illinois. Read the full s …

Wolves reintroduced on Isle Royale are starting to settle in

According to a new report from the long-running wolf study conducted by Michigan Technological University and the National Park Service, the newly released wolves transported to Isle Royale National Park in Lake Superior seem to be making themselves at …

Soo lock construction shifts into 24/7 gear

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reports that phase one construction of the new lock has shifted to around-the-clock operations, as of Sept. 8; the new lock will provide a safeguard against a potential breakdown of the adjacent Poe Lock, the largest lo …

Ontario’s controversial cormorant cull has begun

Earlier this summer the government of Ontario said it had received many complaints about the growing number of double-crested cormorants. After an announcement in July, an annual harvest season has started Sept. 15th and will continue until December 31 …