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In this live watch party, Host Sandra Svoboda chats with WDET’s Annamarie Sysling and Friends of the Rouge River Executive Director Marie McCormick about two restoration projects around the Detroit River area.
National Recognition: Great Lakes Now wins “Best News and Public Affairs” program for public broadcasting
With its monthly show, digital and social media content, educational resources, and audience engagement, Great Lakes Now earned an award from the National Educational Telecommunications Association.
In this “watch party,” originally broadcast on Facebook on Jan. 8, 2021, Belle Isle Aquarium Aquarist Amanda Murray chats with WDET’s Annamarie Sysling and Great Lakes Now’s Sandra Svoboda and answers audience questions about invasive species in the Great Lakes.…
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 a visit…
Jacqueline Serran with the Detroit River Canadian Clean Up, WDET’s Annamarie Sysling and Great Lakes Now’s Sandra Svoboda chat about high water level impacts on habitat and communities along the Detroit River in Canada and the U.S.
Commissioner Rob Sisson from the IJC, Kelly House from Bridge Michigan and Harvey Bootsma from the School of Freshwater Sciences at the UWM answer questions from the audience and explain why climate change will be THE story of the Great Lakes in coming years.
Belle Isle Aquarium Curator Paul Shuert, WDET’s Annamarie Sysling and Great Lakes Now Program Director Sandra Svoboda chat about sturgeon and answer Facebook audience questions.
Great Lakes Now Program Director Sandra Svoboda chats with Pam Barnes from Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Austin Happel from the Shedd Aquarium and Nick Lake from the Adler Planetarium.
Whether they’re in oceans or the Great Lakes, shipwrecks create unique ecosystems for a variety of aquatic life.
Learn more about what happens when these dams are built and what happens when they come down in this Great Lakes Now watch party.
Great Lakes Now Program Director Sandra Svoboda chats with journalist Lorraine Boissoneault and Drew YoungeDyke from the National Wildlife Federation about mining, Asian carp, water quality and the Great Lakes.
Great Lakes Now Program Director Sandra Svoboda chats with Belle Isle Aquarium Curator Dr. Paul Shuert and Drew YoungeDyke from the National Wildlife Federation about Asian carp.
Great Lakes Now Program Director Sandra Svoboda chats with Producer David Ruck from Great Lakes Outreach Media about Lake Erie’s toxic algal blooms.
Great Lakes Now Program Director Sandra Svoboda chats with John Russick from the Chicago History Museum, and GLN Producers Kathy Johnson and Nick Austin. They answer some audience questions about the show.
Watch this Great Lakes Now Facebook Watch Party in partnership with the Belle Isle Conservancy, which discusses the segment “Microplastics in the Great Lakes.”
Visit the Belle Isle Aquarium and learn more about mussels and other Great Lakes invaders.
Hear answers to audience questions – maybe you have some of the same ones!
The discussion features Rob Sisson, a commissioner with the International Joint Commission, David Ruck, of Great Lakes Outreach Media, and Tracy DuFlo from WPBS.
Go behind the scenes at Detroit’s Belle Isle Aquarium and learn more about the Madagascar hissing cockroach that appeared in a Great Lakes Now segment called “In Isolation …. At Aquariums.”
Detroit Public Television is re-airing several episodes of Great Lakes Now. Here are the lesson plans that coordinate with those shows.
Great Lakes Now is partnering with Michigan Sea Grant and the University of Michigan for the now-online “Lake Effects” film series on Thursday evenings.
The One Earth Film Festival kicks off its 9th season in Chicago starting Friday.
Detroit Public TV will bring along teachers, students and caretakers on a Virtual Field Trip to learn more about the Great Lakes.
Infrastructure and More: Researchers and university leaders report on Michigan’s needs and opportunities
Detroit Public TV will stream the Infrastructure Innovation Tour’s final stop. Learn more about what research is being done to help Michigan with water quality, the maritime industry, mobility, energy and communications.
After a documentary screening at the Sustainable Brands 2019 conference in Detroit, Great Lakes Now hosted an audience discussion with the MLive Media Group reporters who have been leading the coverage of the PFAS issue in Michigan.
Collaboration and engagement were pinpointed as key to tackling the issue of plastic waste on the second day of Sustainable Brands in Detroit.