Great Lakes News

Feds plan new guidelines on toxic algae in Lake Erie, rivers and other lakes

Nov 30, 2015 8:05:50 AM
New national guidelines are being developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to protect swimmers and kayakers from the growing threats posed by toxic algae in lakes and rivers.

Canada delays decision on Lake Huron nuke waste storage

Nov 30, 2015 8:05:50 AM
Canada's environmental minister will delay making a final decision on a controversial plan to bury nuclear waste within a mile of Lake Huron in Kincardine, Ont., until March 1, 2016.

Lake Ontario water level deliberations nearly done

Nov 30, 2015 8:05:50 AM
A decision may be nearing on the proposed plan to change the way Lake Ontario's water levels are regulated, and both proponents and opponents are continuing efforts to influence the outcome.

Fundraiser saves Lake Michigan lighthouse

Nov 30, 2015 8:05:50 AM
In South Haven, Mich., the Historical Association of South Haven took the lighthouse from the federal government three years ago and have now secured the funding to save it.

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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.