The J.W. Westcott Co. has a long-established reputation as a mail boat, delivering letters and messages to freighters passing through the Detroit River, but that no longer encompasses what the boat does.
Great Lakes Now talked to Sam Buchanan, senior boat captain and general manager of the J.W. Westcott, about what it’s like being a boat captain.
video showing Enbridge Inc.’s Line 5 pipeline taking damage was recently released, sparking a new debate on the risks of having an oil pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac.
In the waters of the Great Lakes are dozens of shipwrecks. Plenty of locations all around the lakes provide opportunities…
The forum, which was held in Cleveland from May 6 through 8, hosted guests from more than just Canada and the U.S., but also France, Colombia and Japan.
Marinas and waterfront cities struggle to deal with rising Great Lakes water levels, which could reach record highs in the next few months.
Show Host Ward Detwiler and Great Lakes Now Program Director Sandra Svoboda appeared on Detroit Today to discuss the new program and what else viewers can look forward to from Great Lakes Now.