Great Lakes News

Phragmites: Report raps invasion fight

Oct 27, 2016 8:05:50 AM
Ontario's approach to preventing or slowing the spread of invasive species likes phragmites lacks conviction and has been "penny-wise and pound-foolish," says Ontario's Environmental Commissioner.

Why some birds may be planning an extended stay this fall

Oct 27, 2016 8:05:50 AM
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says 2016's trend of record-breaking temperatures has continued into the fall. And that unseasonably warm weather may be changing the timing for birds heading out of our region for their fall migrations.

Input sought for 2017 Superior lake trout regulations

Oct 27, 2016 8:05:50 AM
The first of two public meetings scheduled to discuss the next steps in aiding recovery of lake trout populations in Lake Superior took place Tuesday in Ashland, Wisconsin.

Michigan Dune Alliance helps protect Michigan's iconic sand dunes from invasive species

Oct 27, 2016 8:05:50 AM
Michigan's west coast is under siege from invasive species. Luckily, the combined forces of the Michigan Dune Alliance are on a search-and-destroy mission throughout that long stretch of sand.

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.