Welcome to Great Lakes Now: a regional news and information hub about how we enjoy, study, work on and experience the world’s largest supply of surface freshwater.
The Great Lakes Now monthly television program is produced by Detroit Public TV in partnership with a network of PBS affiliates around the region. Shooting on location in eight states and Canada, the magazine-style show brings viewers stories about the recreational, economic, scientific, political and environmental issues related to the Great Lakes and drinking water.
Latest News from Great Lakes Now
Lake whitefish, a native species in the Great Lakes, is experiencing what is known in the world of fisheries biology as a “recruitment problem.”
Activists want federal military and environmental regulators to better regulate cancer-causing PFAS chemicals, including at military sites such as Wurtsmith Air Force Base in Oscoda.
Drinking Water News Roundup: Lead levels increase in Flint water, businesses sued over water contamination concerns
Catch the latest updates on what’s happening with drinking water in Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.
A seasoned angler is Ohio’s first licensed Lake Erie kayak fishing guide.
While state regulators await test results to determine how far the hexavalent chromium-tainted water has spread, Huron River advocates are calling for stiff penalties against a company with a history of polluting the river.
Legislation before the Michigan House would remove permitting authority from municipalities and give it to EGLE.
Sturgeon for Tomorrow and a team of U.S. and Canadian fishery biologists have been working together to help reintroduce lake sturgeon in Great Lakes tributaries where they once thrived.
Catch the latest updates on what’s happening with PFAS in Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.