Great Lakes News

Webinar: Great Lakes Phragmites Collaborative

Oct 22, 2014 8:05:50 AM
The Great Lakes Phragmites Collaborative webinar series focuses on invasive Phragmites in the Great Lakes region, and encourages dialogue and technology transfer. Register now for the next free webinar, Effects of Elevated CO2 and Nitrogen Pollution on Phragmites austrailis, which will take place Nov. 12.

Zoning appeal filed over Erie, Pa. bayfront walkway

Oct 22, 2014 8:05:50 AM
A waterfront access advocate has filed a formal appeal with the city of Erie's Zoning Office, contending that 1,100 feet of new public walkway along the former GAF Materials Corp. property on the city's west bayfront does not comply with city zoning laws.

Fremont, Ohio company earns certification

Oct 22, 2014 8:05:50 AM
Another facility has been added to the 4R Nutrient Stewardship Certification Program's growing list of nutrient service providers to achieve certified status. The voluntary certification program is a concentrated effort by the agriculture industry to significantly reduce and prevent applied nutrients from running off fields, which has contributed to harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie.

Phoenix, N.Y. prepared for pricey fix to water problem

Oct 22, 2014 8:05:50 AM
After years of complaints about murky water, village officials unanimously voted to contract out to another water source for drinking water. The company gets its water from Lake Ontario.

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From the forum

IJC: Taking A New Approach to Managing the Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River

IJC proposes new approach to managing levels and flows in the Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence Riverwith the assistance of a Working Group of representatives from Canada, the United States, the provinces of Ontario and Quebec, and the State of New York.

"Protecting the Great Lakes" Symposium

Symposium presented by the Seventh Circuit Bar Association Foundation and the Field Museum of Natural History.

Grant Specialist Position Open

Grant Specialist position open at Indiana Lake Michigan Coastal Program.