Great Lakes
Great Lakes
Science

In the Great Lakes' most productive fishing grounds, dead zones are eroding livelihoods

From his lakefront dock in Crystal Rock, 70 miles west of Cleveland, Dean Koch still gleefully reminisces on his career as a commercial fisherman in the heyday.

Great Lakes
Science

Lake Michigan shipwreck could be world’s ‘most intact wooden schooner’ ever found

A shipwreck found almost by accident, sitting 300 feet deep in northern Lake Michigan, is being described as one of the “most intact wooden schooners” in the world.

Great Lakes
Engineering

Great Lakes: Coastal collaboration the natural way to be resilient

The Great Lakes One Water Partnership is a multi-year, basin-wide collaboration whose purpose is to limit the impact of extreme weather events and flooding in 31 coastal Great Lakes communities.

Great Lakes
Science

This Summer’s Algal Bloom in Lake Erie Was Large, But Could Have Been Worse

This year’s algal bloom in western Lake Erie was about as bad as scientists expected. But it could have been worse.

Great Lakes
Property

Powerful waves threaten their Lake Huron dream homes

BAY CITY, MI — On a recent stormy Thursday morning, Dave and Cindy Ferrio gathered in the great room of their home on Saginaw Bay, looking out at the waves crashing into their seawall.

Great Lakes
Fisheries

Asian carp DNA hits spike in Chicago River

CHICAGO, IL — Wildlife agencies are stepping up waterway testing efforts following a spike in invasive Asian carp DNA detections in the Chicago River about five miles from Lake Michigan.

Great Lakes
Property

Lake Michigan: Beaches forced to find structural solutions to erosion problem

OTTAWA COUNTY — All along Lake Michigan, the erosion problem is doing a lot more damage to beaches and parks than just cutting them down to size.

Great Lakes
Engineering

Lake Michigan residents fear that beach erosion, and costs to slow it, are far from over

What once was a source of relaxation has become increasingly stressful for homeowners along the Lake Michigan shoreline.

Great Lakes
Engineering

Lake Michigan shoreline homes in peril after storms swallow duneland

FERRYSBURG, MI -- Tom Cotter and his wife, Mary Carole, moved into their dream home on the Lake Michigan shoreline about a week ago.

Great Lakes
Local

Great Lakes Beach dwellers get city backing

St. Joseph residents get approval to seek immediate erosion protection

Great Lakes
Engineering

Read the Environmental Protection Agency’s five-year plan to restore the Great Lakes

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Months after President Donald Trump reversed course on plans to eviscerate the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday released a five-year plan to protect and restore its ecosystem.

Great Lakes
Engineering

Canada: Lake Huron Coastal Action Plan ready for release by year's end

The Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation plans to release it’s Coastal Action Plan by mid-December.

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