Great Lakes News

EDITORIAL: Judgment is best life buoy

Aug 25, 2016 8:05:50 AM
It's good to see Michigan City, Ind., safety officials addressing recent drownings with slated safeguards for the beachfront. But it shouldn't nullify the most important safety measures of all: personal responsibility and good judgment.

Phragmites to be sprayed in Green Bay area

Aug 25, 2016 8:05:50 AM
In Wisconsin, the Bay-Lake Regional Planning Commission approved a plan to spray about 800 acres of phragmites in areas from Allouez to Green Bay.

Bottled water companies to pay more, take less in Ontario?

Aug 25, 2016 8:05:50 AM
Bottled water companies in Ontario may soon have to pay more and take less water as public outcry over revelations that the province charges them just $3.71 for every million litres triggered a government review.

The future of commercial fishing on Washington Island is in jeopardy

Aug 25, 2016 8:05:50 AM
Washington Island, Wis., has a rich heritage that was founded on fishing in Door County, however the commercial industry on the island is seeing difficult times and challenges the industry has to overcome.

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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.