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A Canadian shipping company, Algoma Central Corporation, has been fined US$500,000 after pleading guilty to dumping “unprocessed oily bilge water” into Lake Ontario in 2017. Read the full story by CTV News.
‘A rolling disaster’: Forestville Millpond drawdown concerns rise as sediment builds up in Ahnapee River
Nearly a year and a half into the drawdown of the Forestville Millpond in Door County, Wisconsin, residents’ frustrations since last summer have not lessened. The drawdown started as a way to improve water quality, reduce the invasive carp population and encourage native plant diversity. Read the full story by the Green Bay Press-Gazette.
Since its inception in 1934 when Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp Act into law, the duck stamp (as it’s commonly known) has garnered more than $1 billion for habitat conservation in the national wildlife refuge system. Read the full story by Great Lakes Now.
An expanse of marsh land at the southwest corner of St. Lawrence County in Hammond, New York, has been restored in a private-public partnership to improve fish habitat. Read the full story by the Watertown Daily Times.
As the COVID-19 pandemic has upended much business as usual in the last year, charter fishing ventures on the Great Lakes say they’ve experienced higher demand for their services and look to this summer with anticipation. Read the full story by Great Lakes Echo.
Born last spring of the pandemic, the second annual Great Lakes BioBlitz — an effort to find, identify and record Great Lakes biodiversity — starts April 22. Read the full story by the Duluth News Tribune.
Migratory bird patterns are shifting as temperatures increase in North America, according to a new study. Researchers say some birds arrive in Michigan earlier than normal because of “false springs,” a consequence of climate change. Read the full story by Great Lakes Echo.
As record high lake levels continue to dominate the Michigan coast, shorelines in South Haven and Chikaming Township continue to crumble and will be featured in a new coastal study. Read the full story by WNDU-TV – South Bend, IN.
Declining fish populations in the Great Lakes has created conflicts between commercial fishermen, charter-boat fishermen, and tribes who are all competing for fishing allotments set by Michigan state regulators. Read the full story by Bridge Magazine.