The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is set to begin 2021 maintenance dredging and Minnesota Point beach nourishment the week of Aug. 1, 2021.
A Green Ribbon Champion program is being offered to the communities living along the shorelines of Lake Huron to help maintain their beaches.
Cities, villages and other jurisdictions along the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River face nearly $2 billion in costs over the next five years to address coastal damage driven by climate change, per survey results released last week by the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative (GLSLCI).
A National Marine Sanctuary established off the shores of Lake Michigan to protect and promote dozens of sites where historic sunken ships sit at the bottom followed a years-long saga of local disputes and whiplash in support at the state and federal levels.
St. Paul’s largest and arguably most overlooked lake is about to receive 400,000 cubic yards of dredge soil from the Mississippi River.
Indiana's port system contributes $8.2 billion a year to the state's economy, a 5% increase from the last study five years ago
The Milwaukee Estuary is moving a step closer to clean water and space for recreation, thanks to partial approval of funding for a sediment containment facility.
In October 1887, the steamer Vernon set sail from Michigan toward Chicago with about 50 people on board. Likely overloaded with cargo, she never made it.
Roads collapsing into the water, a stairway and pavilion swept away, dozens of yards of beach submerged: In the last year, erosion has pummeled the Lake Michigan shoreline and the property edging it.
For the second year in a row Lake Erie should experience a mild harmful algal bloom, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
A lawsuit settlement concerning beach access and property rights in Leelanau county is being reconsidered.
MANITOWOC - Many local community leaders are celebrating after more than six years of effort have resulted in an area of Lake Michigan becoming part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s list of marine sanctuaries.
On the eastern shore of Lake Ontario, this looked like the year everything would finally turn around for Cathy Goodnough and the marina that’s been the family business for 116 years. Greene Pointe Marina at Sandy Pond had been destroyed in the flood of 2017, rebuilt, and raised up at a cost of more than $1.2 million, only to be damaged again by flooding in 2019.
Barring a dramatic change of events, western Lake Erie's algal bloom is likely to be smaller and milder in 2021 than it has been in recent years.
Wisconsin is blessed with an abundance of water. We have so much water, we often end up with too much in the wrong places at the wrong time. This water picks up undesirable elements and flows over a multitude of contaminated surfaces.
Federal plans for a new wetlands site built off Lorain’s shoreline would drown chances of good surfing there, according to board enthusiasts.
For almost a half century, Angela Sanfilippo has spearheaded campaigns to protect the physical and economic health of commercial fishermen, their families and the communities in which they live.
At the watershed council, our watershed monitoring and restoration efforts are only part of the picture. We’re also invested in people. We need to know how members of our Northern Michigan community use and understand water resources at their homes and businesses. In order to protect our waters, we need to know more about you.
The President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2022 includes about $6.8 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, including about $100 million in funding for the USACE Chicago District.
Lake Michigan water levels have been a major problem for a few years now, and anyone that lives on or near our lakeshore knows first-hand how bad this problem is.