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The Great Lakes HABs Collaboratory, in collaboration with Ohio Sea Grant and LimnoTech, is hosting its HABs State of the Science webinar series focused on the latest research related to Harmful Algal Blooms in the Great Lakes. The next webinar, HABs Educate & Engage, will be held Sept. 1.


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Project rebuilds spawning habitats in Grand Traverse Bay
Traverse City Record-Eagle (8/25)
In the Grand Traverse Bay, Mich., fisheries biologists are working on improving lake herring populations by restoring the degraded reefs to increase spawning habitats for several native fish, including cisco.

As toxic algae bloom spreads, will Michigan add Lake Erie to impaired list?
MLive (8/25)
Michigan environmental regulators are still reviewing whether to add the state's portion of Lake Erie to a list of impaired waters that was supposed to be in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's hands this spring.

Ambitious project seeks to restore Knowlton Creek to more natural state
Duluth News Tribune (8/24)
At Knowlton Creek, near Duluth, Minn., the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is overseeing one of the most ambitious single stream restoration projects in state history.

Parry Sound one of many stops along the Pearl Mistís Great Lakes journey
Parry Sound North Star (8/24)
After a long absence, passenger ships are back in Parry Sound, Ont., in the form of the cruise ship Pearl Mist, owned and operated by the Great Lakes Cruise Company.

5 Chicago communities will use data to plan for climate change
Next City (8/24)
In Chicago, Ill., the American Planning Association received a $300,000 grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to help communities incorporate climate data into capital improvement plans.

Protecting our air, land, Great Lakes a focus of sustainable soybean farming
MLive (8/24)
The executive director of the Michigan Soybean Association and the Michigan Soybean Promotion Committee explains how modern soybean production incorporates sustainable practices that protect the environment and the future health of Michigan farms.

Major cuts to Lake Michigan king salmon, lake trout stocking proposed
MLive (8/24)
Michigan will discuss multi-state plans to cut chinook salmon stocking in Lake Michigan by almost half and lake trout stocking by more than 20 percent.

Bottled water companies to pay more, take less in Ontario?
The Canadian Press (8/24)
Bottled water companies in Ontario may soon have to pay more and take less water as public outcry over revelations that the province charges them just $3.71 for every million litres triggered a government review.

Phragmites to be sprayed in Green Bay area
WLUK-TV - Green Bay, WI (8/24)
In Wisconsin, the Bay-Lake Regional Planning Commission approved a plan to spray about 800 acres of phragmites in areas from Allouez to Green Bay.

The future of commercial fishing on Washington Island is in jeopardy
WFRV-TV - Green Bay, WI (8/23)
Washington Island, Wis., has a rich heritage that was founded on fishing in Door County, however the commercial industry on the island is seeing difficult times and challenges the industry has to overcome.

EDITORIAL: Judgment is best life buoy
The Times (8/23)
Itís good to see Michigan City, Ind., safety officials addressing recent drownings with slated safeguards for the beachfront. But it shouldnít nullify the most important safety measures of all: personal responsibility and good judgment.

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