Great Lakes News

Pride of Baltimore II heads for Chicago, nearly halfway through four-month expedition

Jul 26, 2016 8:05:50 AM
The tall ship Pride of Baltimore II departed for Chicago on Monday morning after spending the weekend in Boyne City, Mich., about halfway through a four-month, 8,000-mile journey.

Great Lakes Restoration Conference

Jul 26, 2016 8:05:50 AM
Each year Healing Our Waters - Great Lakes Coalition brings together a diverse group of more than 400 people from throughout the Great Lakes region to attend the Great Lakes Restoration Conference. Register now for this year's conference, to be held Sept. 20-22 in Sandusky, Ohio.

U.S. Coast Guard train to rescue swimmers

Jul 26, 2016 8:05:50 AM
On Monday, The U.S. Coast Guard trained their units regarding how to rescue swimmers in distress if the lifeguards at Silver Beach, Mich., can't get to them.

Marine Heritage Festival makes a splash

Jul 26, 2016 8:05:50 AM
Neither the bright sun and heat, nor the cool breeze and drizzle deterred large crowds from enjoying from the sixth annual Marine Heritage Festival in Southampton, Ont.

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

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.