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I Speak for the Fish: What’s a true bass?

White bass are like freshwater wolves: elusive, with a love of wide open spaces and killer teamwork.

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Saving Whitefish and Navigating Niagara
- by Mila Murray

Teaching Lake Whitefish to thrive and getting up close at Niagara Falls.  

Birders flock to the Capitol to urge lawmakers to pass bills to improve the environment
- by Michigan Public

Audubon Great Lakes members held an advocacy day for the first time in Michigan. Wetlands topped the agenda, but was just one item in a list to improve the environment.

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Canada-U.S. mayors want to tap Great Lakes region’s water for economic transformation
- by Gary Wilson, Great Lakes Now

“Sustainable prosperity” and innovation are key to mayors’ 10-year plan. Expert says economic transition from the Rust Belt era is more appropriate, cautions “today’s abundance may be tomorrow’s drought.”

I Speak for the Fish: What’s a true bass?

White bass are like freshwater wolves: elusive, with a love of wide open spaces and killer teamwork.

PFAS News Roundup: Michigan farmer threatens to sue EPA over PFAS

Catch the latest updates on what’s happening with PFAS in the Great Lakes region.

Heat Islands in the Great Lakes: The human health cost

Heat is becoming a threat in cities everywhere. Here is part one of our two-part series that takes a looks at the connection between heat and health, the role water plays, what’s being done and where these cities have room to improve.

Butterflies race for state insect status
- by Great Lakes Echo

Three butterflies are racing to become Michigan’s official state insect – and one of them is ahead, at least politically.

Birders flock to the Capitol to urge lawmakers to pass bills to improve the environment
- by Michigan Public

Audubon Great Lakes members held an advocacy day for the first time in Michigan. Wetlands topped the agenda, but was just one item in a list to improve the environment.

Points North: To catch an arsonist
- by Interlochen Public Radio

It’s a dry spring – 1984 in Wisconsin – and all these suspicious fires are popping up. A conservation warden named Dave is pretty sure it’s arson, but he can’t catch a break. So, he and a pilot decide to get creative.

A freighter ship in Lake Superior collided with something underwater, Coast Guards says
- by The Associated Press

The U.S. Coast Guard says a freighter in Lake Superior has hit something underwater and started taking on water.

‘None of us saw this coming’: Michigan confronts bird flu in cows
- by Interlochen Public Radio

Michigan is requiring more biosecurity measures on farms because of an outbreak of bird flu in dairy herds.

Michigan Bottlers Still Get Free Water, Despite Governor’s Tough Talk
- by ProPublica

Tough talk followed a public outcry six years ago, but the push for policy reforms and monetary compensation has petered out.

Indiana attorney general fights EPA rule that would reduce pollution on Indy’s west side
- by Mirror Indy

The state denied, for now, an application to destroy wetlands.

 

The Great Lakes Now monthly television program is produced by Detroit PBS 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.

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