In Duluth, Minnesota, a structure more than double the height of the Aerial Lift Bridge was pulled out of Lake Superior this week. The mooring, which is around 46 stories tall, was constructed in the lake in early May to help study lake convection cycles. Read the...
More than 300 residents in New York’s Erie and Niagara counties who do not currently need to buy flood insurance for their properties soon may be required to do so. Read the full story by The Buffalo News.
Water levels on Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River have started to go down, giving shoreline communities a chance to see how much flood damage there is. Read the full story by North Country Public Radio.
Pelicans, once a rare sight in the Great Lakes Basin, are continuing to expand their range in Wisconsin and across the region. Read the full story by Wisconsin Public Radio.
A government task force is considering three ways to deal with mining waste rock that threatens to smother a natural reef in Lake Superior off Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula. Read the full story by WSYM-TV – Lansing, MI.
A new land mass of grasses and soil was spotted floating off the Lake Ontario shoreline in New York. Environmental officials in the state have found a way to use the masses to help the shoreline during periods of flooding. Read the full story by WSTM-TV – Syracuse,...
Renovations at the inner beach on Barker’s Island in Superior, Wisconsin, are barely completed, but the project already appeared to be a success both environmentally and recreationally at Tuesday’s ribbon cutting. Read the full story by Business North.
With the algae bloom in Lake Erie, it’s important to understand the implications of drinking water testing results for homes and businesses. Read the full story by WTVG-TV – Toledo, OH.
The 2018 walleye hatch was the best ever in Lake Erie’s Western Basin and the largest in 20 years in the Central Basin around Cleveland, Ohio. Read the full story by Cleveland.com.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that based on preliminary data, new record high monthly mean water levels were already set on Lake Superior, Lake St. Clair, Lake Erie and Lake Ontario in June. Read the full story by Harbor Light.