Great Lakes News

Great Lakes Exposition: A world's fair to remember opened 80 years ago this summer in Cleveland

Jul 28, 2016 8:05:50 AM
In Ohio, ninety-six year-old John Kiefer still remembers his trip to the Great Lakes Exposition of 1936. Like so many Clevelanders, the Kiefer family of Strongsville ventured to the lakefront 80 years ago to see the enormous fair.

Most backcountry cabins and campsites reopened at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park

Jul 28, 2016 8:05:50 AM
Michigan Department of Natural Resources officials have announced that most of the recent backcountry cabin and campsite closures at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park were lifted.

Cleveland Metroparks are expanding trail system with $8m federal transportation grant

Jul 28, 2016 8:05:50 AM
In Ohio, getting around the Cleveland Metroparks by bike or on foot will soon be easier for residents of Cleveland's near westside neighborhoods.

Estabrook Park dam in limbo over funding question

Jul 28, 2016 8:05:50 AM
In Wisconsin, the future of the Estabrook Park dam on the Milwaukee River is in limbo now that Milwaukee County Board Chairman Theodore Lipscomb has blocked supervisors from acting on a dam demolition resolution at their meeting.

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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.