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
Ichthyology is the scientific study of fish and fishery biologists are scientists who study fish. But not all fisheries biologists are ichthyologists. Here’s why.
Democratic Gov. Tony Evers’ administration is trying again to limit the levels of a group of chemicals known as PFAS in Wisconsin’s groundwater.
Catch the latest in Great Lakes energy news in Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.
State regulators on Monday ordered a Flint chemical company to truck wastewater to a water treatment plant, weeks after it was blamed for an oily discharge in the Flint River.
Great Lakes Now’s Gary Wilson recently talked with the author about his latest book release, Half Wild: People, Dogs and Environmental Policy.
Cause of Michigan’s worst water pollution is too much waste spread on too little land.
Scientists have been exploring the bottoms of the Great Lakes to learn more about natural world and human history.
The deal involves approximately 1,700 properties north of Grand Rapids.