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.

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Latest News from Great Lakes Now

Green Reset: COVID-19 offers opportunity for lighter environmental impact
- by Gary Wilson

In this Q&A, veteran Great Lakes executive Cameron Davis talks about regional efforts, infrastructure, water and climate change.

Lake Erie Wind Farm: Siting board conditions might kill project
- by James Proffitt

The Ohio Power Siting Board issued a certificate for the project, subject to 33 conditions the company has to meet to proceed.

Great Lakes Moment: Investing in pollution prevention and restoration pays off
- by John Hartig

A new study on Great Lakes pollution cleanup finds that investing in both prevention and restoration of toxic sites pays off in the long run.

Animal Quiz: What Great Lakes aquarium animal are you in quarantine?
- by Natasha Blakely

Take a breather from everything else going on in the world and try this lighthearted Great Lakes Now quiz.

Great Lakes Learning: Which is the best of the 5 Great Lakes?
- by Gary Abud Jr.

Everyone can weigh in on their favorite lake in this fun debate that will inspire at-home learning too.

Rescuing History: Museum experts across Michigan race to save the Midland archive
- by Kathy Johnson

On Memorial Day weekend, volunteers were sorting through damp artifacts, carrying boxes, ripping up carpets, removing drywall and cleaning to help save waterlogged artifacts.

Great Lakes Energy News Roundup: Ohio wind power in Lake Erie, solar projects stall in Illinois, major Wisconsin coal plant to close
- by Ian Wendrow

Catch the latest in Great Lakes energy news in Great Lakes Now’s fortnightly headline roundup.

Day in the Life: How are Shedd Aquarium’s animals coping in the absence of visitors?
- by Natasha Blakely

“All the animals notice the lack of the public,” said Eve Barrs, senior aquarist at Shedd.