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

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