Feature HomepageHistory and CultureLatest NewsLighthouses, Museums and Cultural InstitutionsLorraine BoissoneaultNewsResearch, Data and TechnologyWisconsin-
Discovered nearly 30 years ago by two amateur paleontologists, the Waukesha biota fossils are still offering new insights on the ancient world.
Climate ChangeFeature HomepageHistory and CultureLake HuronLake MichiganLatest NewsLighthouses, Museums and Cultural InstitutionsMichiganNews
Rising Waters: Great Lakes lighthouse keepers fight to preserve history in the face of climate change-
As one of the oldest lighthouses in the Great Lakes region, much of the Waugoshance Lighthouse’s history has been lost. What remains are unsubstantiated ghost stories, a piece of World War Ⅱ history and a lighthouse left to crumble into Lake Michigan.
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Researchers dredged up gooey purple bacteria from a deep sinkhole in Lake Huron and tinkered with it. The more continuous light the smelly microbes got, the more oxygen they produced.
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In this month’s column, John Hartig explores the history of Sugar Island and what’s coming next for it, which involves a massive habitat restoration project.
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What is the original recipe? It’s a different story depending on who is asked.
History and CultureLake OntarioLatest NewsLighthouses, Museums and Cultural InstitutionsNew YorkNewsShipwrecksTourism-
NOAA announced a public comment period on the draft environmental impact statement for the proposed Lake Ontario marine sanctuary, including feedback on what areas the sanctuary should include.
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The rapidly eroding Lake Michigan shoreline is also raising questions about the future of the controversial project adjacent to Kohler-Andrae State Park.
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Conservation Coordination: Black Lake sturgeon fishing highlights contrasts between Native and state approaches-
Sturgeon fishing, over in a morning for most Michiganders, extends over a longer period of time for Michigan’s Tribes.
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Around the world, fishers are embracing tiny quarry. Is microfishing a celebration of biodiversity or a sign of collapse?