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Taking out the Trash: Shedd Aquarium offers a new kayak experience for visitors-
The educational kayak tour on the Chicago River includes ecosystem monitoring, knowledgeable guides and participants getting their hands dirty for the sake of conservation.
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Growing Pains II: Put-in-Bay puts an end to Christmas in July-
The out-of-control 2018 Christmas in July event at Put-in-Bay marked the end of an era for the island’s tourism.
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Growing Pains: Big crowds on a little island can bring out the darker side of Great Lakes tourism-
Small Great Lakes islands struggle to strike a balance between the need for tourism with how overwhelming the number of incoming tourists can be each summer.
Bringing Back Milwaukee’s Swamps: Part II-
The Milwaukee Wetland Monitoring program is a citizen-science effort aimed at documenting some portion of the 400 ephemeral wetlands that still exist in Milwaukee County.
Bringing Back Milwaukee’s Swamps: Part I-
The city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and Harbor District Inc. are just a few of the groups who are coming together to try and bring back Milwaukee’s natural wetlands.