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The Seven Generation River

In this new half-hour documentary, Detroit Public Television’s Great Lakes Bureau continues to explore the political, social and environmental issues surrounding our most precious natural resource – water - from the perspective of the Pokagon, indigenous people in southwest Michigan. 


Federal employees hit streets in Great Lakes region to protest government shutdown

Demonstrations against the government shutdown led by the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), took place just steps from the EPA’s Great Lakes Region headquarters.

Great Lakes Now offers grants for reporting on regional environmental issues

With the goal of helping PBS stations produce more Great Lakes coverage, Detroit Public Television will be awarding three local broadcasters grants worth $6,000 to support multimedia reporting about issues in and around the Great Lakes.

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