Category: Daily News

SS Badger makes final Lake Michigan crossing of year

The SS Badger backed into its dock Oct. 10 for the last time this season, letting about 300 passengers off into Ludington and ending nearly five months of daily round trips across Lake Michigan. Read the full story by the Wisconsin State Journal.

Sandy Creek student volunteers restore fragile dunes

An energetic group of Sandy Creek Central School student volunteers recently spent a fall Saturday helping experts replant beach grass in an effort to stabilize the fragile sand dune system along the shore of Lake Ontario. Read the full story by Oswego …

Volunteer photographers wanted to monitor Lake Erie shore

The Lake Erie shoreline will soon benefit from a new program that engages citizen scientists in monitoring the changing conditions along the waterfront and submitting photos, observations, and measurements to provide accurate and near real-time informa …

Local group receives $50k to protect endangered species

The North Country Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area has been awarded a grant of $50,000 in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funding to access and utilize Michigan Natural Features Inventory data to focus plant surveys where endangered plan …

Port of Green Bay largely unaffected by supply chain issues

While supply chain issues ravage various industries and aspects of life as the world tries to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, leaders at the Port of Green Bay say they have not seen the same issues due to the type of traffic the westernmost port of …

Steel production, capacity utilization fall

Great Lakes steel production fell by 11,000 tons last week, while U.S. steel mills dipped under 85% capacity utilization, according to the American Iron and Steel Institute. Read the full story by The Times of Northwest Indiana.