Asian CarpCollaborationFeature HomepageFish, Birds and AnimalsInvasive SpeciesLake SuperiorLatest NewsNewsOntarioRecreational Hunting and FishingToronto
New anglers could depress Great Lakes fish populations more than invasive species-
More fishing trips could cause more damage to native fish populations in the Canadian portion of the Great Lakes than aquatic invasive species, according to a recent study.00
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Lifeguards up for discussion in Lake Michigan beach town-
The city stopped using lifeguards in 2001.
EPA restoring state and tribal power to protect waterways-
A provision of the Clean Water Act gives states and tribes power to block federal projects that could harm lakes, streams, rivers and wetlands within their borders.
Energy News RoundupEnergy, Clean Energy, Ethanol and FrackingFeature HomepageIllinoisLatest NewsMichiganMinnesotaNewsOhioRachel Duckett
Energy News Roundup: Solar-powered pork in Illinois, Michigan gas prices rise, Bitcoin creates Mining Council-
Catch the latest in Great Lakes energy news in Great Lakes Now’s fortnightly headline roundup.
Cost of a quagga and zebra mussel infestation-
A quagga and zebra mussel worst-case scenario invasion could cost an estimated $234 million per year in damages to the Montana economy.
Combined Mussels: Great Lakes Now and Flathead Reservation newspaper partner to share stories-
Communities, watersheds and water systems across North America struggle with invasive mussels. A new collaboration between Great Lakes Now and Char-Koosta News will make more stories available to more people.
Beaches, Boating, Paddle Sports and SailingFeature HomepageLake OntarioLatest NewsOntarioRachel DuckettRecreation and TourismToronto
Sarah Douglas: From Lake Ontario to the Tokyo Olympics-
Canada has nine sailors heading to the Olympics, six of which hail from the Great Lakes. Sarah Douglas is one of them.
COVID-19Feature HomepageJames ProffittLake ErieLake HuronLake MichiganLake OntarioLatest NewsMichiganNew YorkNewsNiagara FallsOhioRecreation and TourismTourismWisconsin
Open Doors: Great Lakes tourist destinations make 2021 a new start-
Great Lakes vacation and recreation spots welcome back people as well as a sense of normality.
AgricultureAlgae BloomsCollaborationDrinking WaterFeature HomepageGroundwater ContaminationIndigenous CommunitiesLatest NewsNewsWater Quality and Restoration Efforts
Tapped Out: Power, justice and water in the West-
On the West side of the United States, residents are seeing problems crop up in their waters. Great Lakes region residents will find those issues familiar.
APClimate ChangeFeature HomepageHabitat RestorationLake ErieLake HuronLake MichiganLake OntarioLake SuperiorNews
Protected areas cover a sixth of Earth’s land and freshwater-
The protected areas include places like the Great Lakes’ Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary and the Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area.