What's New on GLIN 2015 LAMP Annual Reports Lakewide Action and Management Plans (LAMPs) are developed and implemented for each of the Great Lakes. The 2015 LAMP annual reports, which highlight accomplishments and progress in achieving LAMP goals during the past year, are now available online.
Mackinac Island a fun winter destination The Northwest Indiana Times (2/8) In the northern part of Michigan, there is a summer haven for tourists. But what many people don't know is Mackinac Island draws snow enthusiasts thanks to its cross country ski trails, winter festivals and welcoming year-round lodges.
Presentation to cover oil spill prevention, response Traverse City Record-Eagle (2/7) Oil transported in and over the Great Lakes is almost bound to spill eventually, Jeanie Williams, lead scientist and education specialist for Inland Seas Education Association, in Mich., said.
Depressed steel industry meant less ship traffic in '15 Duluth News-Tribune (2/7) While insiders pore over tonnage reports and analysts dissect the global trade of commodities and other cargoes, a simpler indicator of the movement of industry could be found counting the ships in 2015.
Cleveland water official addresses lingering toxicity concerns The Plain Dealer (2/6) Since the Flint, Mich., water crisis, Northeast Ohioans have become increasingly curious over the state of the region's water quality, but the good news is residents should feel safe to gulp down as much water as they please.
Advocacy groups speak out against nuclear repository Traverse City Record-Eagle (2/6) A proposed nuclear waste repository less than a mile off the shoreline of Lake Huron could soon receive final approval from the Canadian government — but not if local advocacy groups have their way.
Mild winter melts ice, opens lake for Miller Ferry Sandusky Register (2/6) Ohioans islanders will have a taste of spring this weekend while the Miller Ferry reopens for a short time. The ferry generally closes after the holidays and reopens in March, which is when ice has receded enough to safely use the boats.