Collaborative Fights Phragmites with International Approach

The Great Lakes Phragmites Collaborative has sprouted in the basin to bring together Canadian and US agencies, organizations and citizen groups to share information about the best ways to snuff out the plant. The group is now taking it a step further with a Phragmites...

City to seek grants to make beaches accessible

The city of Charlevoix, Michigan hopes to offer a whole new avenue to the water for handicapped people who often can’t push their chairs through the sand and down to the water’s edge. Read the full story by the Petoskey...

The story of the Great Lakes in 8 maps

The book Third Coast Atlas is an expansive attempt to define the Great Lakes region and re-evaluate it as a place with a story to tell beyond its constituent cities. Read the full story by City...

Ice prompts debate over Great Lakes spill response

In congressional testimony last month, Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Paul Zukunft said bluntly that his service is not prepared to handle the worst-case scenario for pipelines like Line Five. Read the full story by the Maritime...