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Waves of Change

A digital series highlighting the diverse people and perspectives shaping the environmental justice landscape throughout the Great Lakes.

More from Great Lakes Now

Wisconsin’s state fish tops the food chain
- by James Proffitt

More anglers are targeting muskie and spending more on the pursuit. Fish populations are thriving in most Great Lakes states due to a combination of factors.

Harris announces $5.8 billion for water infrastructure projects, says clean water is a right
- by The Associated Press

The Biden administration announced that states will share $5.8 billion in federal funds for water infrastructure projects around the country.

As some push for repeal, state seeks input on renewable energy siting law
- by Interlochen Public Radio

Michigan is tackling implementation of a law that approves large renewable projects, and they’re hoping public input will guide the process.

Big Fish and Gray Skies
- by GLN Editor

Great Lakes muskellunge, optimizing solar panels for snow, and another short winter.

I Speak for the Fish: Bringing muskie to the masses
- by Kathy Johnson, Great Lakes Now

The goal of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources muskellunge rearing program is to stock 40,000 new fish into the Great Lakes each year. But their challenges are real.

Teachers and scientists work together on the Lake Guardian 
- by Lisa John Rogers, Great Lakes Now

Each summer, 15 educators join the EPA on a research trip around one of the Great Lakes. Applications for next summer are due February 19.

Warm winters are a wet blanket for small ski slopes in northern Michigan
- by Interlochen Public Radio

For businesses that depend on snow and cold temperatures, this weather has been tough.

Want a healthy walleye fishery? Stock some muskie
- by Kathy Johnson, Great Lakes Now

Michigan Muskie Alliance founder William Schultz finds that lakes with the best walleye fisheries across the country are also the best spots for muskie, and it’s not a coincidence.

Cleveland, Cuyahoga County leaders urge EPA to finalize federal clean car standards
- by Ideastream Public Media

Cleveland Mayor Justin Bibb and Cuyahoga County Executive Chris Ronayne called on the EPA to finalize proposed federal clean car standards for new vehicles.