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
The fishing derby started with 50 people 10 years ago. Participants number more than 12,000 this year.
The Oak Harbor charter captain was a major force in many circles.
A legal bill from LEBOR challenger Drewes Farms presented to city officials in April was originally about $293,000.
As “The Age of Nature” documentary concludes its national airings on PBS stations, we find more hope globally and in the Great Lakes region.
Under President Donald Trump, the EPA has slashed support for some programs and regulatory protections benefiting disadvantaged communities.
This summer, pandemic-weary residents on both sides of the border flocked to national, state and provincial parks – many for the first time.
Winning Work: Great Lakes Now recognized for communication excellence by Great Lakes Protection Fund
The Great Lakes Now initiative – our show, website, engagement efforts and educational resources – wins a Great Lakes Protection Fund Leadership Award.
Catch the latest updates on what’s happening with PFAS in Great Lakes Now’s biweekly headline roundup.