Great Lakes News

Public lecture on HABs in Lake Erie

Oct 8, 2015 8:05:50 AM
The Lake Erie Center Fall Public Lecture Series for Oct. 22 will be featuring Dr. Thomas Bridgeman, associate professor of ecology at the University of Toledo. His talk is titled "The Latest on HABs (Harmful Algal Blooms) in Lake Erie." This lecture is open to the public.

Great Lakes mayors sound alarm

Oct 8, 2015 8:05:50 AM
The group acknowledged Ontario's Great Lakes Protection Act which, among other things, proposes to establish a Great Lakes council, help citizens and towns "address local problems" and step up water-quality monitoring.

COMMENTARY: You can have both port and recreational development of Muskegon Lake: guest column

Oct 8, 2015 8:05:50 AM
Like many other Great Lake cities, Muskegon, Mich., can and should pursue future port development and recreational uses for the waterfront.

Boardman River Dam and Restoration project discussed among officials

Oct 8, 2015 8:05:50 AM
Grand Traverse County, Traverse City and the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians take a closer look at the Boardman river Dam and Restoration Project, in Traverse City, Mich.

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From the academy

Lake Michigan Forum & Watershed Academy Meeting - October 28, 2015

This meeting will be an opportunity to learn about the activities of these groups and future plans for public engagement and outreach in the Lake Michigan basin. Join this conversation as a participant and find out how you can plug in from your community.

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.