Great Lakes News

NOAA Fisheries announces funding for Great Lakes habitat restoration

Oct 21, 2014 8:05:50 AM
NOAA Fisheries is making available roughly $16.7 million, through President Obama's Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, for habitat restoration projects in severely degraded areas of the Great Lakes. Funded projects are spread throughout Ohio, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, and New York.

Salmon River Hatchery continues to thrive

Oct 21, 2014 8:05:50 AM
The Salmon River Fish Hatchery near Pulaski, N.Y., was originally constructed to help rebuild the Great Lakes fishery. Today, the fishery is thriving and is used to raise steelhead, Chinook salmon, Coho salmon, brown trout and landlocked salmon.

Province supports wetland restoration project

Oct 21, 2014 8:05:50 AM
Provincial funding has allowed phragmites fighters in Lambton Shores, Ont., to make progress in battling the invasive reed in a significant wetland just west of Kettle and Stony Point.

Newest DNR poster tells of Calumet rivers

Oct 21, 2014 8:05:50 AM
The latest in a series of Indiana Department of Natural Resources posters celebrates both the Grand and Little Calumet rivers.

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

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