What's New on GLIN IJC Triennial Assessment of Progress report In its draft Triennial Assessment of Progress report under the 2012 Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, the International Joint Commission commends Canada and the U.S. for their exemplary binational commitment and dedicated effort to meet several of the Agreement’s goals. Public comments are welcome until April 15, 2017.
Global warming hits Great Lakes forests Urban Milwaukee (1/22) Under recent climate change forecasts, scientists predict Great Lakes forests will get warmer and suffer more frequent short-term droughts. How the trees will respond to such different growing conditions is unknown.
Can Wasaga Beach find its way out of the shade? The Hamilton Spectator (1/22) The Wasaga Beach, Ontario, Georgian Bay beachfront has seen a steady decline in tourism for years, but a new proposal to revive the town’s fortunes has sparked division at city hall.
Many farmers still need training after Lake Erie algae The Associated Press (1/21) Ohio’s agriculture leaders say thousands of farmers have completed training that will be required for putting fertilizer on fields, but many more face a September deadline to finish the program aimed at combating the toxic algae fouling Lake Erie.
Climate change could bring more lake-effect snow – for a few decade The Weather Channel (1/21) Lake-effect snow occurs every winter downwind of the Great Lakes and several other large bodies of water, as long as the necessary conditions are met. But as the Earth's climate changes, how much longer will these ingredients continue to come together?