What's New on GLIN 9th Biennial State of Lake Michigan/15th Annual GLBA Conference The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) invites you to the 9th Biennial State of Lake Michigan/15th Annual Great Lakes Beach Association Conference in Traverse City, Mich. Events take place Oct. 28-30, 2015, at the Grand Traverse Resort and Spa.
Montreal’s sewage dump saga explained in 5 key points CBC News (10/8) The City of Montreal, in Québec, plans to dump one-third of its sewage into the Saint Lawrence River from Oct. 18 to Oct. 25 2015. The plan has stirred up controversy among politicians and citizens.
DEC: There’s enough salmon in Lake Ontario, the run is just late The Syracuse Post-Standard (10/8) The salmon run on the Salmon River, situated in Oswego County, N.Y., is late – a repeat from last year. Meanwhile, Lake Ontario charter boat captains are complaining this past August and September ranked among the worse in memory.
Parasite attacking Minnesota fish KARE-TV - Minneapolis, MN (10/7) Researchers at the University of Minnesota say a parasite that dissolves muscle is attacking fish in Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Ontario passes Great Lakes Protection Act Parry Sound North Star (10/7) The Ontario government has passed the Great Lakes Protection Act to keep the lakes clean, swimable and fishable. The act will strengthen the province's ability to keep the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River clean.