AgricultureAlgae BloomsBeaches, Boating, Paddle Sports and SailingFeature HomepageJames ProffittLake ErieLatest NewsNewsOhioRecreational Hunting and FishingResearch, Data and TechnologyScience, Technology, ResearchTourismWater Quality and Restoration Efforts
Good News for Lake Erie: 2021 algal bloom severity forecast is a low 3-
But researchers caution that this year’s low rains are to thank for that.13
Climate ChangeFeature HomepageFish, Birds and AnimalsHabitat RestorationJames ProffittLake ErieLake OntarioLake SuperiorLatest NewsMichiganNew YorkNewsOhio
Habitat Focus: To help the birds, nonprofit organization looks to Great Lakes habitats-
With more than a quarter of North America’s bird population lost in the last 50 years, the National Audubon Society is targeting Great Lakes wetlands and coastal areas for projects, hoping to restore enough key bird habitats to deter the decline.
CollaborationEnergy, Clean Energy, Ethanol and FrackingIndustry, Energy, Economic DevelopmentLake ErieLatest NewsMichiganNewsOhio
Offshore wind could provide double the electricity Michiganders used in 2019-
The wind off the shores of the Great Lakes could provide electricity for Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Wisconsin, according to a report.
COVID-19Feature HomepageJames ProffittLake ErieLake HuronLake MichiganLake OntarioLatest NewsMichiganNew YorkNewsNiagara FallsOhioRecreation and TourismTourismWisconsin
Open Doors: Great Lakes tourist destinations make 2021 a new start-
Great Lakes vacation and recreation spots welcome back people as well as a sense of normality.
Climate ChangeFeature HomepageLake ErieLake HuronLake MichiganLake SuperiorLatest NewsMichiganNewsWaterfront Development
Lake Levels: Expect higher than average lake levels but no new record-
Below average rainfall has lake level forecasts lower this year.
Beaches, Boating, Paddle Sports and SailingDetroitFeature DetroitFeature HomepageHistory and CultureJohn HartigLake ErieLake HuronLatest NewsLighthouses, Museums and Cultural InstitutionsMichiganNewsRecreation and TourismRecreational Hunting and FishingTourismWaterfront Development
Great Lakes Moment: A Great Lakes Way stretching from southern Lake Huron through Western Lake Erie-
The Great Lakes Way would be an interconnected set of 156 miles of blueways or water trails and 160 miles of greenways stretching from southern Lake Huron through western Lake Erie.
AgricultureAlgae BloomsBudgetDrinking WaterFeature HomepageJames ProffittLake ErieLatest NewsLeadNewsOhioPolicyPolitics, Policy, Environmental JusticeWater Quality and Restoration Efforts
H2Ohio: Agency directors focus on wetlands, farmer subsidies, replacing lead lines-
The Ohio Department of Agriculture, Ohio Department of Natural Resources and Ohio Environmental Protection Agency will seek $240.85 million in funding for H2Ohio projects.
APClimate ChangeFeature HomepageFish, Birds and AnimalsLake ErieNewsResearch, Data and TechnologyScience, Technology, Research
Scientists: Climate-whipped winds pose Great Lakes hazards-
Powerful gusts linked to global warming are damaging water quality and creating a hazard for fish in Lake Erie and perhaps elsewhere in the Great Lakes, according to researchers.
Algae BloomsCharles Stewart Mott Foundation PartnershipCollaborationDrinking WaterLake ErieLatest NewsMichiganNewsResearch, Data and TechnologyScience, Technology, ResearchWater Quality and Restoration Efforts
U of M team makes discovery about Lake Erie dead zone-
New research finds the annual dead zone in Lake Erie is getting a boost that makes it worse very quickly.
Algae BloomsClimate ChangeDrinking WaterLake ErieLake SuperiorLatest NewsMinnesotaNewsResearch, Data and TechnologyScience, Technology, ResearchSharon OosthoekWisconsin
Lake Superior Winter: Researchers belatedly turn their eyes to the impact of warming winters-
Over the past decade or so, scientists have been playing catch up when it comes to winter data, and they are discovering that winter conditions play a big role in determining what happens the following summer.