Great Lakes News

How Niagara Falls freezes ... or does it?

Feb 27, 2015 8:05:50 AM
Niagara Falls, the world's most famous waterfall, apparently frozen in place, but here's a brief explanation of what really happens when the mighty Niagara River appears to form a crystalline cascade.

Drilling off of Ashland lakeshore not for fishing

Feb 27, 2015 8:05:50 AM
Engineers were drilling holes off the shore of Lake Superior in Ashland, Wis. to collect lakebed samples where a permanent breakwater could be installed.

Does Great Lakes ice cover predict West Michigan weather?

Feb 27, 2015 8:05:50 AM
As winter starts to wind down, there is speculation about how the cold lakes will influence weather around the region as we transition into spring and summer.

EPA grants $20 million for Clinton River watershed improvements

Feb 27, 2015 8:05:50 AM
The Environmental Protection Agency has pledged $20 million over the next three years to help get the Clinton River watershed, Mich. off the endangered list.

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From the academy

Lake Michigan Water Trail Final Report and Maps

2012-01-03
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

2011-09-12
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)

2011-09-12
Great Lakes Seaway Trail will preview its new Seaway Trail Sustainable Byway Planning Webinars on Sept 16, 2011