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Recreational activity skyrocketed in Michigan through spring and summer. Now the state’s snowsports businesses hope they’ll get a similar burst of sales.
As “The Age of Nature” documentary concludes its national airings on PBS stations, we find more hope globally and in the Great Lakes region.
Whether they’re in oceans or the Great Lakes, shipwrecks create unique ecosystems for a variety of aquatic life.
What are the modern issues affecting nature and what are humans doing about them?
“The Age of Nature” producer Pete Lown spoke with Great Lakes Now about the powerful symbolism of marine life returning to the wrecks in advance of the documentary airing.
From bass and burbot to freshwater sponge, the kind of ecosystem that forms around Great Lakes shipwrecks are as varied as the thousands of wrecks.
In a live update, students and researchers shared two major finds from The Aquarius Project’s years-long attempt to find the meteorite.
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.
Learn more about the tragedy and what inspired the filmmakers to tell the story of the Eastland.
Navigate through this digital feature to learn more about this steamship and its tragic story.
Learn more about a little-known Chicago shipwreck that took more lives than the Titanic. Check in on the Kalamazoo River’s wildlife 10 years after the Line 6B pipeline spilled over a million gallons of oil there, and find out if COVID-19 means no basketball tournament in 2020 for four Great Lakes island schools.
The Alpena Municipal Council is giving people time to raise money for a July 4 fireworks show along Lake Huron.
The fragment was revealed by waves amid high water levels on the Great Lakes.
Increasing erosion on the Great Lakes shoreline is threatening beaches, parks and other recreation areas used by people across the region.
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.
“Great Lakes Now’s documentary on PFAS and the monthly show were judged as public television’s best in Michigan for 2019.”
SEGMENT 3 | ALPENA, MICHIGAN The Great Lakes only national marine sanctuary brings underwater history up close Whether you’re in…
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 in the Great Lakes’ only national marine sanctuary.
By Elizabeth Miller from Great Lakes Today There’s more than just fish and sand in the Great Lakes. According to…