Great Lakes
Great Lakes
Science

Great Lakes already hit by climate change

The Great Lakes region already is warming and changing faster than much of North America — and will continue to do so as global warming increases. That was the summary finding of a new report, released Thursday, compiled by 18 scientists from across the region, both U.S. and Canadian.

Great Lakes
Advocacy

New Jersey trying to write public beach access into law

Governments as far back as the Roman Empire have recognized it, but New Jersey is still trying to enshrine in law the public's right to have access to waterways and shorelines.

Great Lakes
Property

Bills would say how much of Lake Michigan's beaches are public -- and what you can do there

How much of Lake Michigan's beaches are public — and what you can do on them — is the subject of two bills currently making their way through the statehouse.

Great Lakes
Waterways

Brrrrr! Lake Superior Reaches 90 Percent Ice Cover

This Winter Marks Fifth Time In 2 Decades Lake Superior Has Nearly Frozen Solid

Great Lakes
Engineering

Gillibrand, Schumer to IJC: ‘Take all actions’ to prevent Lake Ontario flooding

March 02-- Mar. 2--New York's U.S. senators are urging the International Joint Commission to prevent a repeat of flooding that occurred in 2017 along the Lake Ontario shoreline.

Great Lakes
Advocacy

'A grave danger' to beach rights

Mayor, non-profits warn SB 581 strips rights, endangers lakefront access to Lake Michigan.

Great Lakes
Advocacy

Save the Dunes opposes bill which would gut Lake Michigan shoreline access ruling

The Long Beach Community Alliance (LBCA) and Save the Dunes are warning that Indiana Senate Bill 581 poses a grave threat to Indiana public’s rights on the shoreline as well as to the management of upland dunes, affecting more than just Lake Michigan’s coastal communities.

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