Great Lakes News

In California's brown fields, an arid future

Aug 25, 2014 8:05:50 AM
California is in a state of drought and, astoundingly, considering that it supplies a vast proportion of North America's agricultural goods and regularly suffers terrible droughts, California is the only state without a groundwater-management strategy.

11 Mackinac Island ferries are subjects of federal lawsuits

Aug 29, 2014 8:05:50 AM
The future of Mackinac Island's longest running ferry service is in doubt - will it be the last Labor Day weekend for Arnold Line and its 11 vessels?

Groups to discuss oil pipelines during bridge walk

Aug 29, 2014 8:05:50 AM
Environmentalists will use the annual Mackinac Bridge walk to raise awareness about oil pipelines in the area and urge Gov. Rick Snyder to make sure they won't leak into the Great Lakes.

Milwaukee finds a fix for stormwater overflows: Abandoned basements

Aug 29, 2014 8:05:50 AM
As part of a new citywide sustainability plan and an attempt to reinvent itself as a "fresh coast" capital, Milwaukee is upgrading its water systems, and is researching options for tackling its chronic problems with stormwater management.

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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.