Great Lakes News

Mentor Marsh restoration begins soon with reed-harvesting project

Aug 28, 2015 8:05:50 AM
Researchers from the University of Michigan's Biological Station and botanists from the Cleveland Museum of Natural History are teaming up to restore Mentor Marsh in Mentor, Ohio.

Amherst Island wind project approved

Aug 28, 2015 8:05:50 AM
The Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change announced that a controversial wind energy project for Amherst Island has received approval, with more than two dozen conditions.

Volunteers clean up Grand Traverse County beaches

Aug 28, 2015 8:05:50 AM
Barefoot Wine, The Alliance for the Great Lakes and The Watershed Center Grand Traverse Bay gathered with volunteers for the Barefoot Wine Beach Clean Up in Grand Traverse County, Mich., to remove trash along the beaches.

Duluth Port celebrates key role in wind energy supply chain

Aug 28, 2015 8:05:50 AM
The Port of Duluth, Minn., is playing a key role on the renewable energy supply chain as crews handle all the cargo for a new 43-turbine wind farm that Allete Clean Energy is building in North Dakota.

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From the academy

Lake Michigan Water Trail Final Report and Maps

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

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)

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