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Each May, legions of colorful warblers converge in the marshes, woods, and fields along the Lake Erie shoreline near Toledo, Ohio. Here they find an oasis on the flyway that connects their wintering grounds in Central or South America and the Caribbean to their nesting grounds in the forests of Canada. Read the full story by the Toledo Blade.
Pennsylvania’s formidable fossil fuel heritage likely complicates the politics behind wind energy on Lake Erie, but it shouldn’t. The potential to extract clean energy from a relatively short stretch of shoreline, generate revenues for Erie County and the state, and create new manufacturing opportunities should merit bipartisan support from lawmakers. Read the full story by Erie Times-News.
According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Niagara River ice boom will be removed over multiple days. The removal process can be lengthy due to the size of the boom and the work that goes into disconnecting it, which can have the bonus of ice flowing out in a more staged manner. Read the full story by the Buffalo News.
New York’s Niagara County is getting nearly $1.9 million in federal funding to restore the Lake Ontario shoreline. The funds will be used to restore the Krull Park shoreline, which was severely damaged when Lake Ontario flooded in 2017. Read the full story by WKBW-TV – Buffalo, NY.
A massive Aboriginal land claim on the Bruce Peninsula, which separates Lake Huron from Georgian Bay, is headed to court 25 years after it was filed, the first step to right what one Aboriginal leader calls “a miscarriage of justice.” Read the full story by the Owen Sound Sun Times.