Great Lakes News

Great Lakes Echo is looking for feedback

Apr 17, 2014 8:05:50 AM
The Knight Center for Environmental Journalism launched Great Lakes Echo five years ago, with news coverage defined by proximity to and interest in the environment of the Great Lakes watershed. Here's your chance to participate: Great Lakes Echo is looking for feedback on their new website from their strong community of readers!

Betty Sutton: St. Lawrence Seaway opens Lorain, Great Lakes for trade

Apr 17, 2014 8:05:50 AM
Seafaring commerce between the Great Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean can spur the local economy of Lorain, Ohio, and other midwestern cities, said St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corp. Administrator Betty Sutton.

Great Lakes whitefish shortage comes on heels of record-high prices in 2013

Apr 17, 2014 8:05:50 AM
Lower supplies and increased demand pushed wholesale whitefish prices to record levels last year, and a late start to the 2014 Great Lakes fishing season could place further pressure on prices.

Gary Works running at half capacity

Apr 17, 2014 8:05:50 AM
The nation's largest steel mill in Gary, Ind., is now running at about half capacity, and iron ore sourcing problems persist because of the worst winter for Great Lakes shipping in decades.

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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