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LATEST DAILY NEWS
According to officials the new draft plan is designed to assist the division in meeting its long-standing responsibilities to protect, manage and enhance fisheries for future generations. Read the full story by the Alpena News.
Speakers urged City Council to adopt a resolution of “impairment” for western Lake Erie for the sake of public health, despite concerns federal regulators would use the designation to tighten discharge requirements for the city. Read the full story by the Toledo Blade.
The basin is designed so that the water collected from the storm drains has a chance to remove the pollutants before that water reaches Lake Superior. Read the full story by Fox 21 – Duluth, MN.
In Door County, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources crews were busy this Monday morning giving a popular sport fish a helping hand. Read the full story by WLUK Fox 11 News – Green Bay, WI.
Cleveland’s Port Authority has taken the first step to boost trade with Cuba. The authority signed a non-binding memorandum with Cuban officials during a visit to the island earlier this month. Read the full story by WOSU – Columbus, OH.
The vessel used for many years to keep the shipping channels in the Great Lakes open during the winter will soon get a facelift, bringing her back to her original glory. Read the full story by the Cheboygan Daily Tribune.
Ohio Street Habitat Restoration Project will bring Pollinator Garden and Amenities to NYSDEC Boat Launch
Thanks to an investment of Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funding, this relatively barren waterfront site will soon become a flourishing pollinator meadow. Read the full story by Buffalo Rising.
Thomas Shevory has biked through southeast Asia and all along the Rhine River through Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Austria, Germany, France and the Netherlands. But a cycling trip close to home — a tour of all five Great Lakes — was just as interesting and exotic. Read the full story by Wisconsin Public Radio.
At the top of their list is making sure Congress fully funds the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative in the 2018 budget. Read the full story by Michigan Radio.
Some Michigan lawmakers want to reverse a hundred years of conservation and allow hunting of sandhill cranes. Read the full story by Capital News Service
Hundreds of people representing environmental organizations, government agencies, university researchers and others from across the Great Lakes are expected to attend the Great Lakes Restoration Conference in Buffalo, New York, this week. Read the full story by the Buffalo News.
The environmental group Advocates for a Clean Lake Erie endorsed candidates for Toledo City Council and mayor Monday. The founder of the group said the endorsements were based on the candidates pledging to vote to pass a resolution to declare Lake Erie impaired and to have the city join the federal lawsuit to order the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to make that designation. Read the full story by the Toledo Blade