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Events around the lakes are being canceled, postponed or put on hold until more information comes out.
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Michigan and Wisconsin are currently the only Great Lakes states with an Office of Outdoor Recreation, though Indiana and Minnesota might see one soon.
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The new version of the law restores protections that were removed by the previous government in 2012.
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The educational kayak tour on the Chicago River includes ecosystem monitoring, knowledgeable guides and participants getting their hands dirty for the sake of conservation.
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Ports abound throughout the Great Lakes, welcoming vacationers from the United States and further abroad.
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The out-of-control 2018 Christmas in July event at Put-in-Bay marked the end of an era for the island’s tourism.