Introducing: The Foods of the Great Lakes

“A big disappointing surprise”

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Introducing: The Foods of the Great Lakes
- by Mary Ellen Geist

Today — just in time for the all the holiday cooking and eating that’s about to get underway — we begin a monthly series on Great Lakes Now called “The Foods of the Great Lakes.” We will feature one story each month about the people and companies that celebrate the bounty of the Great Lakes.

Lake Superior Zebra Mussels: “A big disappointing surprise”
- by Jack Nissen

Common wisdom would tell you zebra mussels couldn’t live in Lake Superior because it’s an unproductive lake with frigid temperatures. But common wisdom might be wrong this time. When researchers started finding the mollusk  nuisance not just surviving but spreading in the lake, they exhaled a collective groan.

A Great Lakes Moment from John Hartig
- by John Hartig

The Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge has protected Humbug Marsh in Trenton and Gibraltar, Mich. and designed and developed the adjacent Refuge Gateway as a riverfront gathering place for people and wildlife as part of an effort to promote conservation in the region, revitalize the area, and accelerate the sustainability transition.

Great Lakes opportunities, obstacles await new governors in Michigan and Wisconsin
- by Gary Wilson

What is the reality for Whitmer and Evers, two gubernatorial election winners in key Great Lakes states. Both are Democrats who will replace two-term Republicans.

Superior: Strong
- by Jack Nissen

Despite new stressors, Lake Superior is doing well The state of Lake Superior is strong. That’s the determination of Liz LaPlante and Chris Korleski, of the Environmental Protection Agency Chicago…

Answers to some questions about the Line 5 tunnel
- by Mary Ellen Geist

Here’s what officials – and Michigan’s new Governor-elect – are saying about the pipeline’s future Since last month’s announcement that Gov. Rick Snyder’s administration and Enbridge plan to build a…

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Lake Superior Zebra Mussels: “A big disappointing surprise”
- by Jack Nissen

Common wisdom would tell you zebra mussels couldn’t live in Lake Superior because it’s an unproductive lake with frigid temperatures. But common wisdom might be wrong this time. When researchers started finding the mollusk  nuisance not just surviving but spreading in the lake, they exhaled a collective groan.

The Love and Lore of Lake Erie’s Wetlands
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The Love and Lore of Lake Erie’s Wetlands
- by James Proffitt

Hunters in marshes help restore habitat By the time…

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