Lake Superior Conference recently held at Michigan Tech

Michigan Technological  University hosted a Remote Sensing Technology workshop at its Houghton, Michigan campus recently as part of the State of Lake Superior Conference. Representatives from Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan attended the discussion. Read the full...

Longueil set to start dumping raw sewage into the St. Lawrence

The City of Longueuil, Quebec says it must remove and replace sections of a sewage pipe at the bottom of the river that carries effluent from the mainland to a water-treatment plant on Île Charron. Workers discovered a leak in the 90-centimetre pipe in June. Read the...

New mast for schooner Madeline under construction

The Traverse City, Michigan-based Madeline will travel to festivals in Green Bay and Kenosha, Wisconsin, and Bay City, Michigan, in 2019 where it will help spread the work about Great Lakes history. The masts last 10 to 15 years and are pulled out every three years to...

Presque Isle State Park beaches suffer early erosion

The Erie, PA park is expected to receive $3 million, half from the federal government and half from the State of Pennsylvania, to address erosion issues following the upcoming winter season following early erosion in October. Read the full story by...

Wind turbine project fuels new ‘Battle of Lake Erie’

The proposal by the Lake Erie Energy Development Corp. [LEEDCo] is a test run to determine if the lake is a good match for turbines to generate electrical power. If all goes as planned, more turbines could pop up in future development. Read and view the full story by...

Position available: Communications Intern – Spring 2019

The Great Lakes Commission (GLC) seeks a paid, part-time communications intern to support its work on behalf of the eight states and two Canadian provinces of the Great Lakes region. The intern will work with GLC’s communications manager in Ann Arbor to increase awareness of the agency’s environmental and economic development work.