Great Lakes News

Lake State opens Sea Grant office

Jun 30, 2016 8:05:50 AM
Lake Superior State University officially welcomed its new Michigan Sea Grant office to campus with a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday morning.

COMMENTARY: Snyder and Schuette need to protect the Straits

Jun 30, 2016 8:05:50 AM
The commentator argues that Michigan's Governor Snyder and Attorney General Bill Schuette should immediately shut down Line 5 in the Straits of Mackinac to protect the Great Lakes from a catastrophic oil spill.

Rare birds nesting at hazardous cleanup site in Waukegan

Jun 30, 2016 8:05:50 AM
Two piping plovers have returned to nest on the site of a federal Superfund project in Waukegan, Ill. The nesting site is about a half-mile from where they were born.

Farmers helping to limit algae in Great Lakes

Jun 30, 2016 8:05:50 AM
In Rochester, N.Y., some farmers are testing agricultural practices that could reduce harmful runoff.

A link between the governmental agencies involved in Lake Michigan's health, and the stakeholders who are affected by the health and well-being of our Lake.

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.