What's New on GLIN Great Lakes Water Safety 2017 Conference Parents, leaders, teachers, police officers, firefighters, EMTs, park rangers, the media – anyone who wants to keep people safe as they enjoy the Great Lakes is invited to the Great Lakes Water Safety 2017 Conference in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. April 20-21. The conference will feature life-saving demonstrations and the latest drone technology being used for rescues.
Ahnapee River Study First Step in Cleanup Door County Pulse (3/24) A proposed study that would be the first step in cleaning up the Ahnapee River in Door County, Wisconsin, would look to understand the ‘Total Maximum Daily Load’ of the watershed.
Where people are, wrens aren’t Great Lakes Echo (3/24) A good way to predict the bird populations in the Great Lakes is to listen not for the songs of wrens, but the roaring of car engines.
Report cards released for Erie County streams Sandusky Register (3/24) New report cards for Ohio’s Pipe Creek, Old Woman Creek and Mills Creek suggest wetland restoration could be an important step toward improving local water quality.
Group to launch agriculture water quality campaign to protect Lake Erie Michigan Public Radio (3/23) The Michigan Agri-Business Association, a trade group representing agricultural interests, is launching a campaign to educate farmers about best practices to keep chemical fertilizers and manure from flowing into streams and rivers that lead into Lake Erie.
Fishing by numbers: 50 million walleye eggs in five days Up North Live (3/23) In an effort to boost the population of walleye in Lake Michigan, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources will be taking 50 million walleye eggs below the Croton Dam in the Muskegon River to be raised in fish hatcheries.
Michigan Senate approves Asian carp resolution WSJM - Benton Harbor, MI (3/23) The Michigan Senate has approved a resolution asking the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to implement immediate control technologies at Brandon Road Lock and Dam in Joliet, Illinois to control Asian carp.