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Engineering

OH - First look: Cleveland Metroparks releases bold vision for remaking Lake Erie shoreline with recycled river sediment

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Cleveland Metroparks and other public agencies want to transform part of the city’s East Side lakefront from a hard, mean-looking edge of sheet piling and boulders into tranquil coves and wetlands sheltered by a new offshore “isle.’'

Great Lakes
Science

WI - The bay of Green Bay, the world's largest freshwater estuary, could become a national reserve to protect its waters and habitats

For centuries, the bay of Green Bay has been vital to how northeast Wisconsin lives, works and plays. It's had its share of challenges, but it also has cultivated a group of strong supporters willing to put in work to preserve it.

Great Lakes
Waterways

MI - Army Corps releases latest Lake Michigan water level data

DETROIT — Lake Michigan appears to have hit its seasonal low for 2021 and lake levels are expected to begin their seasonal rise, according to the latest report from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which tracks and forecasts Great Lakes water levels.

Great Lakes
Engineering

MN - Duluth seeks long-term solution to Park Point erosion

A recent dredging project, a temporary fix, deposited old metal shards on beach.

Great Lakes
Property

MI - In flooded Michigan neighborhoods, who should pay for sea walls?

The floodwaters have receded from Jefferson Chalmers for now, but evidence of the neighborhood’s recent crisis is hard to miss:

Great Lakes
Advocacy

MI - Michigan coastal wetlands targeted in ‘ambitious’ new Great Lakes restoration plan

CHICAGO, IL. -- What’s good for piping plovers, black terns and other Great Lakes birds is good for Great Lakes humans, too.

Great Lakes
Waterways

USA - Study shows water hundreds of feet below the surface of Lake Michigan is warming

CHICAGO — Climate change is reaching all the way down to the depths of one of Earth’s largest lakes.

Great Lakes
Engineering

MI - Grosse Pointe Farms, Shores seek federal aid to replace deteriorating Lake St. Clair seawall

Federal aid, if it can be approved, could end up paving the way for desperately needed repair to the crumbling Lake St. Clair seawall in Grosse Pointe Farms and Grosse Pointe Shores.

Great Lakes
Waterways

Great Lakes - Too few farmers are curbing pollution in Lake Erie. Should they be forced?

As climate change complicates Lake Erie's algae problem, scientists say farmer must do far more to reduce phosphorus runoff. But will enough farmers change their ways without a government mandate?

Great Lakes
Engineering

USA - Can Regulators Save Midwestern Beaches?

Historic water levels across the Great Lakes region present state regulators with significant challenges.

Great Lakes
Science

MI - Water Could Make the Great Lakes a Climate Refuge. Are We Prepared?

Intrigued by warming winters, researchers from the University of Michigan set out in 1989 to formally measure changes in the geographical distribution of plants and animals in the dense pine and hardwood forests of northern Michigan.

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