From charming lake towns to expedition cruises, there are many good reasons to explore the Greats.
NORTHERN MICHIGAN — Forty-seven years ago “the gales of November came early” to Lake Superior. The Edmund Fitzgerald, one of Michigan’s most well-known freighters, sank in the dark, choppy waters near Whitefish Bay on Nov. 10, 1975. All 29 people onboard were lost.
The U.S. Supreme Court said it won’t hear a case over access to Lake Michigan’s shoreline.
Designation will protect and restore the Green Bay water ecosystem, promote continued water research, and enhance the region’s economic, cultural, and recreational offerings
Located along the Great Lakes, water quality is a prominent research focus at The University of Toledo where scientists, engineers, medical researchers and public health and legal experts collaborate to restore our greatest natural resource for future generations.
Three town of Porter homeowners are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold their claims they own a private beach on Lake Michigan, notwithstanding an Indiana Supreme Court decision and state statute declaring the shoreline of Lake Michigan has been owned by the state since 1816, and is held in trust for the enjoyment of all Hoosiers.
During an historic event earlier this week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the eight Great Lakes states signed a watershed study cost share agreement, initiating the Great Lakes Coastal Resiliency Study aimed at protecting the immense economic, environmental and social value of the Great Lakes coast.
MICHIGAN—Public consultation is underway as the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) looks at the environmental impacts of Enbridge Energy’s proposed Line 5 tunnel under the Straits of Mackinac. Enbridge is seeking to replace its existing dual pipelines on the lake bottom that were built in 1953.