Great Lakes News

COMMENTARY: We should all be worried about the Great Lakes

Dec 1, 2015 8:05:50 AM
It's no secret that the Great Lakes are becoming a festering stew of yuck. How did we let this happen? And more importantly, shy do we allow it to continue?

Watch 678-foot Great Lakes freighter reverse into Lake Michigan

Dec 1, 2015 8:05:50 AM
How do you back a 678-foot, 20,000-ton bulk freighter out of a narrow river channel in Grand Haven, Michigan? Very carefully.

Western Springs residents share frustrations over water quality

Dec 1, 2015 8:05:50 AM
Residents have been frustrated with the water quality in Western Springs, Ill., for some time, especially since repairs on a deep well began in mid October.

Plainclothes sting catches dozens poaching whitefish on West Michigan piers

Dec 1, 2015 8:05:50 AM
A Department of Natural Resources operation over the Thanksgiving weekend caught more than two dozen people illegally taking Whitefish from piers in Grand Haven, Muskegon and Whitehall, Mich.

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.