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Sporting Uncertainty: COVID-19 casts shadow over Great Lakes sports events-
Events around the lakes are being canceled, postponed or put on hold until more information comes out.01
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Missing Opportunity: States, industry work together to promote outdoor recreation-
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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Fisheries Update: New Canadian law improves habitat protections and adds Indigenous consultation-
The new version of the law restores protections that were removed by the previous government in 2012.
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Taking out the Trash: Shedd Aquarium offers a new kayak experience for visitors-
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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Cruising the Lakes: Port stops for cruise lines all around the Great Lakes-
Ports abound throughout the Great Lakes, welcoming vacationers from the United States and further abroad.
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Growing Pains II: Put-in-Bay puts an end to Christmas in July-
The out-of-control 2018 Christmas in July event at Put-in-Bay marked the end of an era for the island’s tourism.