Michigan's Invasive Species Grant Program is seeking proposals for this year's funding cycle, with $3.6 million available for projects that could help mitigate intrusive species.
"Pea soup" waters across Michigan caused by algae blooms worry not only residents, but scientists too. That’s why scientists at the Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory in Ann Arbor have created an uncrewed surface vehicle system that extracts algae samples and transmits data in real time.
Climate change is bringing heavier rainfall to the Great Lakes region, increasing the likelihood of flooding. But when it comes to implementing flood policies, a new study shows that some states in the region are doing it better than others.
Will also give presentations on invasive cattails and Golden Shiner bait production
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People who live near or spend time on Lake Erie are concerned about the annual toxic cyanobacterial blooms that come in the summer. Most people try keep their kids and pets away from the green scum because it can cause severe health problems. Some researchers now say just being near the blooms might pose a health risk.
DENVER — Adam Ducharme made an unpleasant discovery this summer while helping volunteers install signs telling visitors where to camp, park or launch boats near Leadville, a mountain town surrounded by 14,000-foot peaks in central Colorado.
Study suggests harmful algal bloom toxicity varies over the summer
Steve Coombs' lakefront home used to quake when waves crashed along Ogden Dunes' receding shoreline.
In June, Save the Dunes, an environmental organization committed to conserving Indiana’s famous sand dunes, cited the public trust doctrine in an administrative appeal against Ogden Dunes’ latest revetment project. It accuses the Indiana Department of Natural Resources of prioritizing the interests of a small group of private property owners over those of the public.
CLEVELAND, Ohio — The first draft of Cleveland’s emerging downtown lakefront master plan elicited praise, questions and a few caveats Thursday in a public unveiling at the Great Lakes Science Center.
Lake St. Clair and its coastal zones bring a $1.6 billion economic impact to Macomb County and the region through recreation, businesses and more than 18,000 jobs, and saw a whopping jump in licensed charter boat trips over the last decade, according to what officials tout as a first-ever Lake St. Clair Coastal Study.
Eager for tourism dollars, states are pouring money into ports
GRAND HAVEN — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is resuming its dredging operation in Grand Haven's harbor with additional testing for E. coli and new safety measures.
The Michigan Department of Great Lakes and Energy has asked shoreline property owners to remove sandbags along shorelines of the Great Lakes.
NOAA opens applications for first ever Climate Resilience Regional Challenge