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With parts of the Lake Erie coast eroding at a pace of four metres or more a year — some of the highest rates in the Great Lakes — one group is appealing for federal funding to fight it. Read the full story by the Norfolk and Tillsonburg News.
Scientists are discovering that as we expel traces of pharmaceuticals, they may not be so good for the health of our aquatic wildlife, and perhaps us. A new report by researchers at the University of Montreal evaluates the occurrence and risks of 27 pharmaceuticals and metabolites in the St. Lawrence River watershed. Read the full story by the Watertown Daily Times.
Plenty of stories have been told about the mythical, mysterious Bermuda Triangle, but did you know that some claim Lake Michigan has one of its own? It is called the Lake Michigan Triangle. Read the full story by WOOD-TV – Grand Rapids, MI.
Started in 1976, more than 410,000 Fish Ohio pins have been handed to anglers who submit a catch matching or surpassing established length standards for individual species. Some anglers try to earn at least one every year. Read the full story by The Columbus Dispatch.
Congressional lawmakers are coming to Wisconsin later this week to talk about an important resource that keeps the Great Lakes region’s economy afloat: icebreaking. Senator Tammy Baldwin is set to host a hearing with U.S. Coast Guard officials and business leaders to testify on the need to expand icebreaking capacity on the Great Lakes. Read the full story by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
The Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative was launched in 2007 by the Great Lakes Fishery Trust with a goal of letting students explore the Great Lakes’ ecosystems through projects. Last year’s projects included a rain garden and a beach cleanup. Read the full story by The Alpena News.
A bill that would enable private waterfront development on public lands that were once submerged in Wisconsin’s Great Lakes waters has passed both state houses and now heads to the desk of Governor Tony Evers. Read the full story by the Wisconsin Watch.
The long, fast, toothy muskellunge (also known as muskie or musky) is nicknamed the “Fish of 10,000 Casts” due to its notoriously elusive nature. It is the apex predator in all waters where it’s found, known to hide in underwater cover, aggressively ambushing prey. Read the full story by Great Lakes Now.
In Ontario, an icebreaker may be an unlikely sight in the Port of Thunder Bay this year, as ice coverage across the Great Lakes remains low. The lack of ice could mean an extended shipping season. Read the full story by CBC News.
Grey Bruce Public Health is asking the province whether merging with another health unit is merely a suggestion or a requirement. Read More
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