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The Catch: Historic land transfer

The Catch: Historic land transfer
October 10, 2022 GLN Editor

Broadcasting in our monthly PBS television program, The Catch is a Great Lakes Now series that brings you more news about the lakes you love. Go beyond the headlines with reporters from around the region who cover the lakes and drinking water issues. Find all the work HERE.


This month, The Catch features a story on the return of 1,000 acres to the Onondaga Nation.

Syracuse.com Climate Reporter Glenn Coin has been reporting on this historic transfer of land back to the Onondaga Nation. The move marks the first time that land has been returned directly to a tribal entity in the state of New York. The land transfer is part of a settlement involving Honeywell International, a company that polluted and is now helping to restore Onondaga Lake.

“This 1,000 acres that they now are getting is a tremendous start for them to regain some of their territory,” Coin said.


Catch more news at Great Lakes Now: 

The Catch: 1,400-year-old trees on Michigan cliffs

The Catch: Tribal fishermen in the Great Lakes region

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