Great Lakes News

DNR 'fishes' to determine health of waterway

Oct 24, 2014 8:05:50 AM
Representatives of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources went fishing in and around the Burns Waterway this week. They didn't use a rod and reel and the bait was just a little unusual.

The ugly truth about purple loosestrife

Oct 24, 2014 8:05:50 AM
Purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) is an invasive plant that is a serious threat to native wet habitats. Stewards of natural areas fight constantly against its spread.

Invasive species conference wraps up in Duluth

Oct 24, 2014 8:05:50 AM
The Upper Midwest Invasive Species Conference wrapped up Wednesday at the DECC in Duluth. The three day conference brought together over 600 people to learn about the latest in managing the multi-billion dollar a year problem of invasive species in North America.

More bad news for Isle Royale wolves

Oct 24, 2014 8:05:50 AM
Another season at Isle Royale National Park will end in two weeks. As the last boat pulls away to cross Lake Superior, it will leave behind an endangered population of wolves which, for only the second time in more than four decades, has apparently failed to reproduce.

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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