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

2012-02-14
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

2012-02-14
Symposium presented by the Seventh Circuit Bar Association Foundation and the Field Museum of Natural History.

Grant Specialist Position Open

2012-01-27
Grant Specialist position open at Indiana Lake Michigan Coastal Program.