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Setting Lake Erie limits-
Great Lakes managers re-visit fishing every year.01
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Why did the salamander cross the road?-
Marquette’s blue-spotted salamanders inspire a city’s conservation efforts.
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Researchers race to understand what lies beneath the Great Lakes-
Scientists say we have more robust data about the surface of Mars than the floor of the Great Lakes. A new effort spearheaded by academics and government aims to map the entire Great Lakes lakebed.
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On Isle Royale, fate of summer cabins pits nature against family history-
After a decade of debate between cabin users and those who object to their exclusive hold on public property, park officials are crafting long-term plans for the roughly 200 rustic cabins, outhouses, park buildings and other structures that speckle the shores of Isle Royale and its out-islands in Lake Superior.
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The Catch: Shoreline shipwrecks-
There are thousands of shipwrecks in the Great Lakes, but you don’t need scuba gear to see all of them.
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Coast Guard: Oil spill closes shipping on St. Mary’s River-
An oil spill temporarily closed shipping traffic on the St. Marys River between Ontario and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, the U.S. Coast Guard said Thursday.
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Michigan Great Lakes: Expect lower waters, ample fish and a hot summer-
This is why we love Michigan. What to expect in terms of weather, beach cover and water conditions on the Great Lakes.
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Soo Locks project no longer fully funded-
The Army Corps of Engineers, previously celebrating the construction of the new lock as fully funded, recently admitted to lawmakers that the project will take a lot more money.