After three years of threatening to gut a Great Lakes restoration program, President Donald Trump’s administration says it’s serious about embracing it. Read the full story by the Detroit Free Press.
Nothing says Wisconsin like sitting down to a plate of freshly battered perch and an Old Fashioned. Yet that happy tradition is getting harder to fulfill, thanks to a plunging supply of fresh lake perch. Read the full story by The Associated Press.
Fifty years ago, the future of bald eagles in the Great Lakes region was uncertain. The pesticide DDT and chemical biproducts like PCBs resulted in numerous health issues, with the number of nesting pairs around the Great Lakes hovering around three or four in the...
The amount of water that officials on the International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Board are releasing from Lake Ontario into the St. Lawrence River continues to be above the usual outflows for this time of year. Read the full story by WBFO – Buffalo,...
Great Lakes ports are on pace to handle more cargo this year while shipments are down on the St. Lawrence Seaway so far. Read the full story by Wisconsin Public Radio.
Lake Michigan water levels have been exceptionally high this year, and recent storms that have whipped up powerful waves aren’t helping matters for lakefront property owners. Read the full story by WOOD-TV – Grand Rapids, MI.
In the wake of high winds along Lake Michigan, surfers took advantage of the massive waves in Manitowac, Wisconsin. Read the full story by WLUK-TV – Green Bay, WI.
Rising nearly six stories above Lake Superior, the Superior Entry Lighthouse was built in 1913 to help guide ships into the Duluth-Superior harbor. It now has a new owner—a former Army Ranger and San Francisco native. Read the full story by The Associated...
A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers forecast shows water levels in Lake Michigan and Lake Huron, which are still nearly three feet above the long-term monthly average, may remain high through at least early 2020. Read the full story by WTTW-TV – Chicago, IL.
Harmful blue-green algae blooms are becoming more common not just in Lake Erie, but also in Michigan’s inland lakes. Read the full story by Michigan Radio.