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Waves of Change: Meet educator and Friends of the Fox River president Gary Swick
- by Great Lakes Now

Waves of Change is an online interview series highlighting the diverse faces and perspectives shaping the environmental justice movement throughout the Great Lakes region.

Nibi Chronicles: The Return of Nenookaasiwag
- by Staci Lola Drouillard

An Ojibwe story about nenookaasiwag (hummingbirds) and how small actions lead to larger impact. With shared wisdom on how to properly care for your hummingbird feeder this season.

Points North: More Than Just a Filet of Fish
- by Interlochen Public Radio

Iceland has figured out how to use almost 100% of every fish caught — not just the filet. By making things like durable leather, it’s increased the value of an Atlantic cod from about $15 to over $5,000. Can this approach help the struggling Great Lakes fishery?

Children of Flint water crisis make change as young environmental and health activists
- by The Associated Press

Dozens of the children of Flint, Michigan’s lead-contaminated water crisis have turned their trauma into advocacy 10 years after it began.

PFAS News Roundup: PFAS are shown to be unique bipartisan voting concern in Wisconsin

Catch the latest updates on what’s happening with PFAS in this biweekly headline roundup.

Marbled crayfish raises eyebrows, and concerns
- by Kari Lydersen

Cloning crustacean were found several miles from Lake Ontario.

Michigan gets $290M boost for water upgrades as Flint crisis anniversary nears
- by Bridge Michigan

Money from a bond voters authorized in 2002 is a big one-time boost for Michigan’s crumbling water infrastructure, but state officials say more is needed.

Warming Waters and Mutant Crayfish
- by Great Lakes Now

Sounding the alarm on an invasive crustacean and rising temperatures in Lake Superior.

A Fleeting Wild Taste of Spring Ephemerals: Ramps and Ostrich Fern
- by Lisa M. Rose

As the Great Lakes winter recedes, the forests from the shores of Lake Superior to Lake Erie begin to show signs of life. Among the first to announce spring are the ramps emerging in the undergrowth.

Ohio Birding Transitions

Amid climate and habitat concerns, the Biggest Week in American Birding festival will draw tens of thousands in May.

Great Lakes Now talks “Love Canal” with American Experience Executive Producer Cameo George
- by Great Lakes Now

In the interview, we discuss storytelling that centers community advocacy, and the history and present of the environmental justice movement.

Finding creative new ways to manage invasive cattails
- by Lily Stewart, Great Lakes Now

Scientists are thinking holistically about biodiversity, sustainability, and resilience when it comes to the role invasive cattails play in the Great Lakes.