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Reporter Joseph S. Pete of the Times of Northwest Indiana joins Great Lakes Now to further explain why a sand dune is moving, what it means for visitors and ecosystems, and what park officials are doing about it.
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Rather than average water levels falling as previously assumed, it’s possible that the average will increase because of more precipitation, which will constrict the beach area.
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The pandemic that closed the U.S./Canadian border to people may have opened it to the invasive sea lamprey-
Great Lakes invasive species cling to shipments and navigate canals to migrate, but one aquatic invader – sea lamprey – benefitted from border closures instead.
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The Great Lakes coastline is practically outlined in lighthouses, many of which now serve as historical sites and vacation rentals.
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The famed planetarium on the shores of Lake Michigan will on March 4 reopen, joining the ranks of museums and other institutions that have opened their doors once again.
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What sort of effect this will have on lake ecology and organisms is still unknown, though researchers say an increase in algal blooms can be expected.
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The Michigan Department of Natural Resources this week announced most of the changes will go into effect April 1. Fishing licenses go on sale online March 1 and are valid for a year.