What's New on GLIN Webinar: Michigan Phragmites Management Prioritization Tool The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has developed a prioritization tool and user guide to help management groups prioritize the treatment and management of invasive Phragmites in Michigan. Register now to learn more at a free webinar on July 30, presented by the Great Lakes Phragmites Collaborative.
Toxin level found in Oregon, Ohio, water not harmful to residents The Toledo Blade (7/24) Tests showed Oregon, Ohio's raw water, which comes from western Lake Erie,
had a small but detectable level of microcystin, the toxin produced by
microcystis algae. The microcystin concentration of 1.0 parts per billion is five times lower than a 5.0 ppb concentration that would put plant operators on high alert.
Great Lakes cleanup efforts get new funding Epoch Times (7/23) In the ongoing effort to clean up the Great Lakes, the Canadian government
is committing new funding worth $418,000 to four projects around the St.
Clair River in southwestern Ontario.