Great Lakes News

Ohio trains farmers to help Lake Erie -- but is it working?

Mar 23, 2017 8:05:50 AM
The buildup of nutrients in western Lake Erie can trigger algae and researchers say agriculture is largely to blame, so Ohio is requiring farmers to take special training. But it's not clear that approach will work.

Wanted: Someone to run Hamilton's new 'Beach Crawl'

Mar 23, 2017 8:05:50 AM
So few people swim in Lake Ontario that "it's as if Jaws is swimming around," and Hamilton, Ontario, is creating six ´┐Żbeach days' to address the mistrust of the lake.

A positive approach realistic with Lake Ontario

Mar 23, 2017 8:05:50 AM
State of Lake Ontario meetings were held around New York over the past couple of weeks, coordinated by the state's Department of Environmental Conservation, as a way to show what happened in 2016 and what the plans are moving forward in 2017.

Walleye decline spotlight on Lac Vieux Desert

Mar 23, 2017 8:05:50 AM
Fun to catch and unsurpassed as table fare, the walleye is widely considered the favorite fish of Wisconsin anglers. Its popularity comes with a cost, however, as the fish has been overharvested.

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

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.