Great Lakes News

Tiny invaders could be big headache for Great Lakes

Sep 2, 2015 8:05:50 AM
Not all invasive species are easy to spot. Some, like viruses, can only be seen under a microscope.

Pointe-Claire joins the fight against microbeads

Sep 2, 2015 8:05:50 AM
The city of Pointe-Claire, Qu├Ębec, wants to do its part to stop plastic microbeads from making their way into the St. Lawrence River.

Marquette ore docks a reminder of the city's maritime and mining heritage

Sep 2, 2015 8:05:50 AM
One of the most striking features of the waterfront in Marquette, Mich., is the Upper Harbor ore dock that was built in 1912, and still in use today.

Call for Arctic icebreakers could hurt Great Lakes

Sep 2, 2015 8:05:50 AM
President Barack Obama's call for Congress to speed up funding for increasing the nation's fleet of polar icebreakers could be bad news for efforts to get a new heavy-duty icebreaker for the Great Lakes.

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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.