News Stories

Cormorant Decrease in Michigan, Great Lakes

Published: 2011-09-21
The number of cormorant nests in Michigan has been decreasing since population reduction actions were implemented in 2004

Midwest protest aimed at NY Ballast Rule

Published: 2011-09-21
Midwest governors are pushing back on New York's proposed tough rules on ballast water carried into the Great Lakes by freighters.

U.S. Senator and White House Environmental Director team up on Asian Carp Invasion Prevention

Published: 2011-09-21
Public forum will be held to hear concerns on Sept. 23 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Curtiss Hall, 7400 Bay.

NOAA Receives $4.8 Million to Restore Habitat in Great Lakes Area of Concern

Published: 2011-09-19
NOAA announced today that it has awarded nearly $5 million to eight projects to support habitat restoration throughout the Great Lakes Areas of Concern

Press Release: Restore America's Estuaries Releases Landmark Coastal Jobs Report

Published: 2011-09-19
RAE makes the case for why investments in coastal habitat restoration can mean job in this tight economy

Press Release: September Cleanup Targets Beach Trash, Improving Great Lakes Coasts

Published: 2011-09-19
Alliance for the Great Lakes recaps September Beach Cleanups

Press Release: Great Lakes Leaders Urge Diplomats to Include Essentials in New Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement

Published: 2011-09-12
Great Lakes United calls for bold, visionary agreement

EPA Release Final Report on Aquatic Ecosystems, Water Quality

Published: 2011-09-12
Notice of availability of final report released by US EPA

Press Release: New Science to Help Water Managers Target Areas to Improve Water Quality

Published: 2011-09-06
New models developed for seven major regions examine importance of urban and agricultural sources as contributors of nutrients to streams/

Funding Opportunity: NOAA Grant Open

Published: 2011-09-06
NOAA Community-based Marine Debris Removal Grant Now Open

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Love Lake Michigan

The Lake Michigan Forum has launched a public awareness campaign called Love Lake Michigan.

Call for Abstracts and Poster Presentations

The 8th biennial State of Lake Michigan and 13th annual Great Lakes Beach Association Conference are now accepting abstracts for consideration.

Great Lakes lawmakers consider statewide bans on pavement sealants

Legislators in at least three Great Lakes states are proposing statewide bans of certain pavement sealants that have killed aquatic animals and are considered a possible health risk to humans.

Office of the Great Lakes has released the 2012 Michigan Water Conservation and Efficiency Program Review

The Office of the Great Lakes has released the 2012 Michigan Water Conservation and Efficiency Program Review, which assesses Michigan’s progress in meeting its obligations under the Great Lakes–St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact.

Focus Area 2 Aquatic Pathways Summary Report

Army Corps releases Focus Area 2 Aquatic Pathways Summary Report, solicits public comment