Great Lakes News

COMMENTARY: Dumping sewage into Great Lakes must stop

Jul 2, 2015 8:05:50 AM
An estimated 24 billion gallons of untreated sewage and stormwater are dumped into the Great Lakes every year, threatening our health, environment and economy.

Alewife decline threatens Lake Michigan's salmon fishery

Jul 2, 2015 8:05:50 AM
Squeezed between invasive quagga and zebra mussels competing for food at the bottom of the food web and ravenous salmon at the top, alewives are quickly disappearing from Lake Michigan.

$3.2 million Lake Michigan restoration project breaks ground in Portage

Jul 2, 2015 8:05:50 AM
Local and federal officials officially kicked off a $3.2 million U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Lake Michigan Waterfront Portage Park project aimed at restoring another 69 acres of industrial land back to its native habitat.

Scott Walker signs bill banning microbeads

Jul 2, 2015 8:05:50 AM
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed legislation on Wednesday that bans manufacturers from using tiny plastic beads in products after studies showed they are turning up in the Great Lakes and other waterways.

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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.