Great Lakes News

Forget oil. Canada's economic future is on the Seaway

Apr 24, 2015 8:05:50 AM
There's more work we can do to spur growth in this region in today's borderless climate of global trade and investment -- work which would be crucial to ensuring the long-term success of the Canadian and American economies.

COMMENTARY: Here are 2 reasons why the drought in California won't open the door to Great Lakes water

Apr 24, 2015 8:05:50 AM
There are two reasons why Great Lakes water won't make it to California: the process of moving water that far wouldn't make economic sense and Great Lakes water is locked down politically.

How an upstream ditch limits downstream algae

Apr 24, 2015 8:05:50 AM
Standard ditches drain phosphorus, nitrogen and excess dirt into rivers and streams, contaminating the water and hurting its inhabitants. The two-stage system prevents them from entering the watershed.

Turtles in trouble

Apr 24, 2015 8:05:50 AM
In an attempt to develop a protection plan that will ensure tpainted turtles survival, the Canadian Wildlife Fund has partnered with Laurentian University and Scales Nature Park in the Saving Turtles at Risk Today (START) Muskoka Turtle Project.

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