The federal government has committed $420 million over 10 years to protect the Great Lakes, which hold 84 per cent of North America’s surface freshwater and face a litany of threats.
LANSING – The relationship between residents of coastal communities and their local water heritage can advance restoration efforts, create recreational opportunities, and promote tourism and economic growth, a new study says.
MARQUETTE — The relationship between residents of coastal communities and their local water heritage can advance restoration efforts, create recreational opportunities and promote tourism and economic growth, a new study says.
(The Center Square) – About $74 million in taxpayer dollars aims to slow down the impact of erosion at Illinois Beach State Park. The project is the largest capital project in the Department of Natural Resources history.
What once captured carbon will soon release it
"First time surfing ever was on Lake Erie... 500 miles from the ocean."
A bipartisan Congressional task force has asked President Joe Biden to dedicate more money to the Great Lakes in his 2024 fiscal year budget.
Bay and Nickel beaches had undergone nature-based restoration efforts; Niagara Coastal staff survey damage
The Great Lakes have endured a lot the past century, from supersized algae blobs to invasive mussels and bloodsucking sea lamprey that nearly wiped out fish populations.
Meadville, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection announced that seven projects received Coastal Zone Grants totaling more than $280,077.
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WASHINGTON — The federal government will spend $2.4 million to keep developing a long-term strategy to better manage and protect the coastlines of the Great Lakes, including Lake Ontario.
Research into harmful algal blooms (HABs) in Lake Erie previously has determined the chief culprit is too many nutrients in the watershed due to agricultural runoff, yet the process of preventing HABs is riddled with complexities.
The U.S. Coast Guard on Monday commenced Operation Coal Shovel, a domestic icebreaking operation to maintain commercial vessel traffic from southern Lake Huron to Lake St. Clair, to the St. Clair / Detroit River system, and into Lake Erie and Lake Ontario including the St. Lawrence Seaway.
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced today that seven projects received Coastal Zone Grants totaling more than $280,077.
A new defense spending bill headed for the president’s desk has billions in spending for infrastructure projects on the Great Lakes.