Great Lakes News

Art and the environment: Photography for Lake Michigan health

Feb 27, 2017 8:05:50 AM
An art exhibition constructs photos to bring attention to water pollution in the Great Lakes.

Company awarded $6.3M contract to remove Boardman River Dam

Feb 27, 2017 8:05:50 AM
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $6.3 million contract for a dam removal and river upgrade project in Traverse City.

Lake Ontario residents appealing to president for help with water levels

Feb 27, 2017 8:05:50 AM
Many people living on the Lake Ontario shoreline have been living with fear since January 7th. They're bracing for flooding and erosion that may come as a result of the IJC Plan 2014 which calls for higher highs and lower lows for Lake Ontario's water levels. Environmentalists say it will make the lake healthier. But people living on the lake say those higher highs will cause issues.

Battle to protect native species from Great Lakes carp still on

Feb 27, 2017 8:05:50 AM
The now two-decades-old battle to keep invasive Asian carp out of the Great Lakes, being waged at numerous sites around the Midwest, has evolved into an uneasy standoff of sorts here on the Chicago waterway that is universally considered the front line in this biological conflict.

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.