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Algae Bloom

Algae Blooms in the Great Lakes

Watch the latest Great Lakes Now Special on the Algae Crisis on demand now >>   WATER—the thing that we take for granted become a commodity for more than 400,000 people in northwestern Ohio and southeastern Michigan over the weekend as they were told not to drink, cook or bathe in the water flowing from […]

Study Released September 8

Grand Rapids Whitewater Releases Findings of Economic Impact Study

At a riverfront event on September 8, Grand Rapids Whitewater released findings of the Economic Benefits of the Grand Rapids Whitewater Project, a study focused on the potential for expanded economic activity directly related to the restoration of a 2.2-mile stretch of the Grand River through downtown Grand Rapids. The study, conducted by Anderson Economic […]

Lake Erie Algal bloom

Ohio State scientists study runoff to stop toxic algae in the Great Lakes

How can the great lakes recover from agricultural runoff and toxic algae blooms? On September 3rd, the EPA announced it will distribute $12 million to educate farmers and improve water quality in the region. Detroit Public Television’s Christy McDonald speaks with scientists about their search for a solution to runoff-fueled toxins. View the transcript >

Food Supply

Great Lakes Now Special: Food Supply

Great Lakes Now Connect has produced a 30 minute special Great Lakes Now Connect: Food Supply that will air Thursday, August 7th at 8:30pm on Detroit Public Television WTVS Channel 56. As the summer’s harvest floods into farmers markets around the Great Lakes basin, this special will take an in-depth look at the linkage between […]

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Great Lakes Week 2014

Webcast Schedule

Webcast Schedule for Great Lakes Week 2014

Review the full broadcast schedule below. Web exclusive sessions are in blue. When the sessions or interviews become available On Demand, you will be able to click on the links to the right of the sessions. Note: This schedule is the webcast schedule, and does not match the HOW conference agenda.  Visit their website for […]

Video on Demand Great Lakes Week 2014

Great Lakes Week 2014 – Video On Demand

Environmental, Regional, News Websites and TV Stations to Have Unlimited Access to Great Lakes Week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Kristin Priest Sokul 248-254-6788 Detroit Public TV Coverage Available to Sites and News Organizations At No Cost DETROIT (September 2, 2014) – Detroit Public Television (DPTV) announces a renewed commitment to providing a high level of access to the public for the 10th Annual Great Lakes Restoration Conference, hosted by […]

Great Lakes Week 2014

September 9 – 11, 2014 Lake water levels. Restoration. Green infrastructure. All of these issues will be on the table during Great Lakes Week 2014 in Grand Rapids – and DPTV through Great Lakes Now brings it to you live online. Great Lakes Week is hosted this year by Healing Our Waters – Great Lakes […]

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