What's New on GLIN Native fish spawning habitat Michigan State University Restoring native fish habitat in the Detroit River is a project that requires time, planning and hard work. When referring to habitat, the term "restoration" can be confusing. In a sense, the project is restoring a habitat feature that once existed somewhere in the river.
875 miles of Lake Michigan shipwrecks to become national sanctuary MLive (10/5) President Obama announced the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is moving forward with designating a 80-mile-long section of Lake Michigan between Port Washington and Two Rivers, Wis., as one of two new national underwater shipwreck preserves.
'Nature's art at work' at dunes on Waukegan beach News-Sun (10/5) Many of the dunes along Lake Michigan in Waukegan, Ill., are being restored with a Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant to remove invasive plants and allow the native plants to thrive, and to do an inventory of plants and animals using the dunes.
Sarnia mayor Mike Bradley lending voice to nuclear waste debate Sarnia Observer (10/5) Sarnia's mayor is among an international array of speakers gathering in Toronto, Ont., trying to bring the subject of a controversial storage proposal for nuclear waste back into the spotlight, as the Canadian federal election campaign enters its final weeks.
Senators urge NASA to continue monitoring Lake Erie Detroit Free Press (10/5) Michigan and Ohio's U.S. senators sent a letter to NASA's head administrator asking him to continue supporting flights being flown over Lake Erie to monitor for harmful algae blooms.
Foot bridge, platform to offer new views of Niagara River The Buffalo News (10/5) In New York, a new vantage point offering spectacular views of the Niagara River and Peace Bridge is taking shape following the weekend installation of a new pedestrian bridge over the Niagara Thruway and CSX railroad.