Saving Shipwrecks and Sturgeon – Episode 1027-
Marine sanctuaries protect shipwrecks while volunteers guard sturgeon against poachers.01
Storms, Sanctuary and Suckers – Episode 1026-
Plovers nest on a Chicago beach, suckers spawn in Wisconsin, and storms rage in Duluth.
Cleanups and Competitions – Episode 1025-
One lakeside town struggles with PFAS pollution from a local Air Force base, while cities around the region race to…
The Battle Over Line 5 Goes International – Episode 1024-
Carrying oil through the waters of the Straits of Mackinac, the Enbridge Line 5 pipeline is arguably the biggest international,…
Mussel Pains – Episode 1023-
Invasive mussels are hastening the deterioration of historic Great Lakes shipwrecks, like the submerged Prins Willem V off Milwaukee. Zebra…
History, Mystery and Chemistry – Episode 1022-
Who are the people in this old freighter movie? And where could PFAS be in your home?
The Great Lakes Agenda – Episode 1021-
The White House and the U.S. Senate change hands. What will it mean for the Great Lakes?
Ships and Shipwrecks – Episode 1002 Rebroadcast-
Come aboard a boat that delivers mail to ships on the Great Lakes. Learn about life on a Great Lakes freighter, and dive into some incredible shipwrecks that you don’t necessarily need a scuba tank to see in the Great Lakes’ only national marine sanctuary.
Watching the Waters – Episode 1020-
Lake levels rise, COVID’s in wastewater and invasive species weave new food webs.
Looking Up and Out – Episode 1019-
Nature is both fragile and fearsome. In the Chicago River, fish populations have suffered since the river became a steel-lined channel, but can floating garden islands restore a more natural habitat? Our region offers spectacular night sky views, but will new satellites mar their beauty? And how are Great Lakes parks coping with COVID-19 and record-setting lake levels?