What's New on GLIN Researchers set their sights on Lake Michigan Research into Lake Michigan’s rapidly-changing ecosystems will leap forward this year with help from intensive field sampling coordinated by Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant. The Lake Michigan Cooperative Science and Monitoring Initiative is part of a larger binational effort to advance Great Lakes monitoring and research.
Stricter Huron County (Mich.) wind energy rules nearly complete Huron Daily Tribune (4/20) The new regulations would extend wind turbine setbacks from residences that don’t participate in wind projects by more than a football field. Another would add a three-mile setback from the Saginaw Bay and Lake Huron shorelines.
A few minutes with ... a man who found a shipwreck Detroit Free Press (4/18) Mark Lindsay was on one of his weekend photo hikes along the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore when he came across the hulking skeletal remains of the Jennie and Annie, a schooner that sunk in the perilous Manitou Passage in 1872.
Lorain's derelict ‘ghost ship' sits in legal limbo The Morning Journal (4/18) Lorain is home to its very own “ghost ship” — a 90-foot vessel that mysteriously showed up on the Black River in the early 2000s having run aground underneath the Lofton Henderson Memorial Bridge. It has sat there derelict ever since.
Davison named to Great Lakes Commission Midland Daily News (4/17) Ian Davison, a Central Michigan University biology professor, is the first person from CMU to be appointed to the commission, where he will add his aquatic and fisheries expertise.