Detroit Public Television and The Nature Conservancy presented a Great Lakes Now Town Hall Event that focused on freshwater, farming and the agriculture industry’s impact on the Great Lakes. Watch it now or download the program from iTunes. Download the program from iTunes – What’s fresh in the market today? You’ll find a bountiful harvest of food [...]
Microplastics are plastics that are less than 5 mm in diameter and, though so small, are wreaking great havoc to the Great Lakes. One of the common ways for microplastics to enter the Great Lakes is through consumer care products, such as exfoliating body wash. In 2012, Dr. Sherri Mason, a professor at SUNY Fredonia, [...]
The University of Michigan’s Graham Sustainability Institute in partnership with Headwaters Economics launched an interactive map on Tuesday with the goal of supporting climate change adaptation planning in the Great Lakes region. The map provides social, economic and demographic statistics on 225 counties in the region with detailed data about municipal spending, land-use change and [...]
Programs to restore Lakes, halt sewage overflows receive boost, days after U.S. House budget recommends eviscerating programs ANN ARBOR, MICH. (August 2, 2013) – The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition is supporting a U.S. Senate funding bill, released yesterday, that restores funding to Great Lakes programs to pre-sequestration levels. The bill comes days after [...]
By David Poulson From GreatLakesEcho.org August 2, 2013 DPTV and the PBS Newshour recently hosted three nationwide experts on urban environments to discuss what the bankruptcy of Detroit means for other U.S. cities. One interesting observation from the segment: Population growth is not necessarily a pre-requisite for economic recovery. That could have implications for the [...]
Great Lakes Week 2013
Christy McDonald interviews experts at the Great Lakes Now desk. Scroll through the player below to view the available interviews. You can also download the videos from iTunes.
Highlights from the coverage during Great Lakes Week 2013. Segments produced by award winning producer, Ed Moore from Detroit Public Television. You can also download the videos from iTunes. Closed Captions
Christy McDonald hosts the evening recap of the day’s events during Great Lakes Week 2013. As soon as the programs are available On Demand, they will be available within this player.
Detroit Public TV brought you LIVE coverage of Great Lakes Week 2013 from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Take a look at the Broadcast Schedule for videos Available On Demand >
September 9-10, 2013 Monday – 5pm – 9pm CT, Tuesday – 2:30pm – 5pm CT The governments of Canada and the United States will convene a Great Lakes Public Forum, with the International Joint Commission, to: Provide an opportunity to discuss and receive public comments on the state of the lakes and binational priorities for [...]