What's New on GLIN Fish spawning webinar Sustain Our Great Lakes is presenting a webinar titled Lessons Learned from Fish Spawning Reef Restoration
in the St. Clair-Detroit River System on March 9. This webinar will share lessons learned about adaptive management, stakeholder engagement, reef design and project monitoring.
Proposed National Marine Sanctuary picks up support The Ashland Daily Press (2/9) Support for the designation of Chequamegon Bay, Wis., as a National Marine Sanctuary (NMS) is picking up steam following a unanimous vote of the Ashland City Council in support of the designation.
Obama seeks 18% hike in water infrastructure spending The Detroit News (2/9) President Barack Obama wants to boost federal spending next year for a state drinking water infrastructure fund by $157 million, an 18 percent increase over last year, to assist with projects in communities affected by water contamination such as Flint, Mich.
St. Lawrence water levels linked to invasives The Press-Republican (2/9) A plan to restore St. Lawrence River water levels back to historic norms was a major talking point at a recent summit in Clayton, N.Y., on combating invasive species.
McCormick Ravine being restored for $3.5 million Chicago Tribune (2/9) Restoration of the McCormick Ravine in Illinois is part of a larger project called the Great Lakes Fishery and Ecosystem Restoration Program that is under the auspices of the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers.
Bay City's Tall Ship Celebration returns in July Midland Daily News (2/9) The Tall Ship Celebration will return to Bay City, Mich., this summer. The Bay City site has won the coveted “Port of the Year” award from Tall Ships America three times, more than any other host community in all of North America.