Great Lakes News

Detroit making waves for water taxis

May 27, 2015 8:05:50 AM
Efforts are underway to raise approximately $4.2 million, allowing the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy to operate six water stops and 14 trolley stops in the downtown core; long-range plans could include a water taxi stop in Windsor.

Canadian beaches and marinas receive Blue Flag certification

May 27, 2015 8:05:50 AM
To receive a Blue Flag, marinas and beaches must achieve high international standards in water quality, environmental management and education as well as safety and services.

Webinar: Impacts of coastal and ocean tourism

May 27, 2015 8:05:50 AM
Coastal resort and cruise tourism are the fastest-growing sectors of the tourism industry, and uncontrolled, large scale tourism development is causing an array of environmental damage to beaches and coastal waters. A free webinar on June 11 examines some of these problems, as well as efforts by industry innovators to minimize environmental impacts.

Ohioans strongly favor strict clean water laws, mandatory restrictions on farm run-off: Poll

May 27, 2015 8:05:50 AM
A poll of Ohio voters released this morning shows overwhelming support for federal- and state-mandated clean water laws, and for mandatory restrictions on farmers to prevent runoff.

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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.