Great Lakes News

The St. Clair and Detroit: A tale of two rivers, Part II

Jan 23, 2015 8:05:50 AM
For decades, the Detroit River and its tributaries served as industrial dumping grounds as well as transportation arteries. In the 1960s and 1970s, citizen activists, began to demand environmental changes.

The St. Clair and the Detroit: A tale of two rivers, Part III

Jan 23, 2015 8:05:50 AM
The Detroit River is being "rewilded," according to the director of the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge. After decades of intense pollution and habitat destruction, nature and natural processes are being allowed to reestablish themselves.

Moves afoot to ban microbeads from personal care products

Jan 23, 2015 8:05:50 AM
Tiny plastic beads in personal care products are showing up in the Great Lakes and other water bodies amid growing worries about the danger they pose for humans, fish and other aquatic life.

Canadian, U.S. Coast Guard help vessels travel Great Lakes

Jan 23, 2015 8:05:50 AM
The Canadian and U.S. Coast Guard are working hard to help commercial vessels travel the maritime lanes in the Great Lakes.

A peer-to-peer network offering strategies and tactics for improving lake quality.

From the academy

Lake Michigan Water Trail Final Report and Maps

2012-01-03
Development of the 450-mile Lake Michigan Water Trail inventory now complete; maps and reports available.

Series of Workshops Focus on Building Climate Planning Capacity in Great Lakes Region

2011-09-12
Next workshop will be held in Green Bay, Wisconsin at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay on September 13, 2011.

New Great Lakes Seaway Trail Sustainable Byway Planning Webinars Preview in Niagara Falls September 16 (Press Release)

2011-09-12
Great Lakes Seaway Trail will preview its new Seaway Trail Sustainable Byway Planning Webinars on Sept 16, 2011