Great Lakes News

Holland developer buys late Aubrey McClendon's property on Lake Michigan dunes

Dec 7, 2016 8:05:50 AM
More than 300 acres along Lake Michigan and the Kalamazoo River won't see "McMansions," but will see modest development after sensitive dunes and wetlands are protected.

NW Wis. tourist spots hope winter business makes up for stormy summer

Dec 7, 2016 8:05:50 AM
Tourism officials, resort owners and businesses are waiting for Northwestern Wisconsin to transform into a winter wonderland.

Native prairie restoration fights invasive species and helps the endangered ones

Dec 7, 2016 8:05:50 AM
From flower pots to 100-acre lots, planting native prairie plants is increasingly important as they face threats from invasive species and human development.

Accessible kayak and canoe launch planned

Dec 7, 2016 8:05:50 AM
In Michigan, a crowdfunding campaign aims to provide funds for a universally accessible new Clinton River kayak and canoe launch in Mount Clemens' MacArthur Park.

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From the academy

Lake Michigan Forum & Watershed Academy Meeting - October 28, 2015

2015-10-07
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

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.