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2020 Really Sucked. What’s Up Next? I don’t know.-
A frequent theme of my GLN articles – and others’ – this year was the Crazy-19 virus.00
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COVID-19 pushed people outdoors. Michigan’s ski industry is ready for them.-
Recreational activity skyrocketed in Michigan through spring and summer. Now the state’s snowsports businesses hope they’ll get a similar burst of sales.
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Watch Party: Looking Up and Out-
Great Lakes Now Program Director Sandra Svoboda chats with Pam Barnes from Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Austin Happel from the Shedd Aquarium and Nick Lake from the Adler Planetarium.
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Fall Brawl: Sheffield Lake fishing derby inspires intense angling-
The fishing derby started with 50 people 10 years ago. Participants number more than 12,000 this year.
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Summertime Spike: Great Lakes parks a source of balm and vexation for many during COVID-19-
This summer, pandemic-weary residents on both sides of the border flocked to national, state and provincial parks – many for the first time.
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Watch Party: River Influence-
Great Lakes Now Program Director Sandra Svoboda chats with journalist Lorraine Boissoneault and Drew YoungeDyke from the National Wildlife Federation about mining, Asian carp, water quality and the Great Lakes.
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Watch Party: The Carp Advance-
Great Lakes Now Program Director Sandra Svoboda chats with Belle Isle Aquarium Curator Dr. Paul Shuert and Drew YoungeDyke from the National Wildlife Federation about Asian carp.
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Outdoor Escape: Visitors flock to parks, beaches, lakes as states reopen-
As COVID-19 restrictions continue to lift, state and provincial parks fill with visitors eager to get outside.
July Fourth weekend will test Americans’ discipline-
Health experts agree this will be a pivotal moment in determining whether the nation slides into a deeper mess.
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Hope and Resilience: Great Lakes islanders continue to adapt to COVID-19 conditions-
Locals on Beaver Island, Washington Island and Put-in-Bay adjust even as the threat of COVID-19 remains.