What's New on GLIN 2014 Michigan Invasive Species Grants Program The Michigan Departments of Natural Resources, Environmental Quality, and Agriculture and Rural Development have announced the 2014 Michigan Invasive Species Grants Program (MISGP). Two webinars to review the application focus areas and requirements, and provide the opportunity for applicants to ask questions, will be held.
In the News Michigan muskies getting fit to fight in Wisconsin Post Crescent (10/23) With a few months of steady feeding ahead, muskie fingerlings will soon gain the weight and size they need for a successful introduction into brood-stock lakes, managed by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, as well as the waters of Green Bay.
Sunken ship has history stories galore, speaker says The Toledo Blade (10/23) The executive director of the National Museum of the Great Lakes in Toledo, argued Wednesday night that speculation about what sent the Edmund Fitzgerald and its 29-man crew to the bottom of Lake Superior during a Nov. 10, 1975, storm overshadows other interesting aspects of the vessel and its history.
Stormwater forum brings out North Shore, Ill. residents Sun-Times (10/22) Interested Illinois residents, many of whom have dealt with stormwater issues personally, packed an auditorium to hear from several local stormwater experts on ways to manage storm water and protect Lake Michigan.
Wisconsin wolf hunt snags attention Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (10/22) The 2014 Wisconsin wolf hunting and trapping season opened last Wednesday. Already 96 wolves have been killed. A group called Great Lakes Wolf Patrol set up camp in northern Wisconsin and pledged to "monitor" activities of wolf hunters and trappers. It hopes to find evidence of violations.
76 Michigan communities oppose nuclear waste site near Lake Huron ABC 10 - Ishpeming, MI (10/22) In support of efforts in Lansing by state Sens. Phil Pavlov and Mike Green to halt construction of a permanent Canadian nuclear waste repository on the shores of Lake Huron, 76 Michigan communities, along with local government agencies in Canada and other U.S. states, have passed official resolutions opposing the Canadian proposal.
After years of build up, dredging at Wilson Harbor in Wilson, N.Y. underway Time Warner Cable News (10/22) Almost a decade had come and gone without any dredging at the harbor, leaving silt to build up and lowering the water level. After several years of red tape and road blocks, dredging in Wilson Harbor continues. Work started in September and should be finished by mid-November.