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Of the many tools used in the fight to bring Great Lakes piping plovers back from the threat of extinction, the common household feather duster might be the most unexpected — and adorable — of them all. Read the full story by MLive.
The Monroe County Health Department received preliminary positive results this week from testing of a suspected blue-green algae bloom in Lake Erie at Michigan’s Sterling State Park and Luna Pier Beach. Read the full story by The Monroe News.
This year’s annual Minnesota Department of Natural Resources fish survey of Lake Superior found a strong lake trout population and is a good sign of the lake’s reclaimed productivity after decades of damage caused by blood-sucking sea lamprey that are now being controlled. Read the full story by the Duluth News Tribune.
Ohio’s Davis Aerospace and Maritime High School students spend classroom time on a barge, helping to make an impact on Lake Erie and the Cuyahoga River. Read the full story by WKYC-TV – Cleveland, OH.
After six decades of being buried underground, Serson Creek, or one of Mississauga, Ontario’s “lost rivers” once again flows into Lake Ontario. Read the full story by Insauga News.
In addition to updating major infrastructure needs, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources is more than halfway through a two-year pilot project that applies structured decision-making to assess the resilience of the Au Sable River in the face of existing and emerging threats. Read the full story by The Alpena News.
The task force charged with finding a solution to a pollution problem threatening Lake Superior whitefish and lake trout has identified a plan that members said could save a valuable spawning reef off the Keweenaw Peninsula. But the plan already faces major obstacles. Read the full story by The Detroit News.
The Lake Michigan basin is down about eight inches from just one year ago (July 2021) but is currently still nine inches above its July average. Read the full story by WXMI-TV – Grand Rapids, MI.
The Great Lakes Coalition will hold its annual membership meeting at 10 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 13 at the Haworth Hotel on the campus of Hope College, 225 College Ave. All persons interested in the Great Lakes, whether members of the Coalition or not, are invited to attend. Read the full story by the South Haven Tribune.
In the fifty years since the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement was first enacted, large efforts have been made to clean up and restore the Great Lakes but there is still more to accomplish. Read the full story by Canadian Geographic.