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
U.S. and Canadian apps provide guides to mussel species to spread awareness and help the general public engage with local aquatic fauna.
University of Chicago law professor proposes selling Great Lakes water, sparking renewed denials and reminders of why that isn’t a current possibility.
Curious about the history of the Soo Locks and how they came to be? Check out this timeline that will take you through notable moments in the Locks’ history.
Researchers at the Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research surveyed 1,000 Ohioans to gauge support of strategies to prevent western Lake Erie algal blooms.
PFAS weekly roundup: $1M spent in Kalamazoo County, bills face industry opposition in Wisconsin, Ohio River study being designed
Catch the latest updates on what’s happening with PFAS in Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.
A federal judge ruled against similar language in a South Dakota law last year that was deemed too vague.
The film debuts on Feb. 19 at the Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor.
While Lake Erie’s walleye population is smashing records, the lake’s populations of yellow perch and emerald shiners aren’t faring quite so well.