Great Lakes News

Lake Erie's algal bloom fading

Oct 24, 2014 8:05:50 AM
With Lake Erie's 2014 harmful algal bloom fading away in the lake's cold water, a scientist who studies the blooms is looking back on his forecast for this year. It turned out to be accurate said an algal bloom forecasting expert with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

New river reefs built to encourage fish spawning

Oct 24, 2014 8:05:50 AM
Whitefish, lake sturgeon and walleye will soon have a new place to breed. A team from Michigan Sea Grant and its research and industry partners is currently laying rock for a new spawning habitat at Harts Light in the St. Clair River.

Students learn about Lake Superior at MTU's Water Festival

Oct 24, 2014 8:05:50 AM
Over 1,000 students from across the Copper Country made their way to the Great Lakes Research Center on the Michigan Tech campus for the third annual Water Festival. The event is designed to offer students engaging Lake Superior-based content.

NYPA set to replace two tugboats in its Niagara River fleet

Oct 24, 2014 8:05:50 AM
Two new tugboats will join the New York Power Authority fleet to support operations at the Niagara Hydroelectric Power Plant. The new boats will replace two of the plant's existing vessels that play an integral role in the winter operations of NYPA.

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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.