Great Lakes http://wmuk.org en WestSouthwest: Walking the Great Lakes http://wmuk.org/post/westsouthwest-walking-great-lakes <p>What’s an author to do after writing about a thousand-mile walk around Lake Michigan? If you’re <a href="http://www.laketrek.com/">Loreen Niewenhuis</a> of Battle Creek the answer is simple: hike another thousand miles around parts of the other lakes. Niewenhuis recently published a new book about that experience called <em>A 1,000-Mile Great Lakes Walk</em> and it has received some national media attention.</p><p></p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 16:26:25 +0000 Andrew Robins 8401 at http://wmuk.org WestSouthwest: Walking the Great Lakes DNR: No Asian carp DNA in the Kalamazoo River http://wmuk.org/post/dnr-no-asian-carp-dna-kalamazoo-river <p>Officials at the Michigan Department of Natural Resources say tests have not turned up any evidence for the presence of Asian carp in the Kalamazoo River. The invasive species has moved up the Mississippi River to Chicago. Traces of "environmental DNA" from the fish have been found in Lake Michigan beyond an electronic barrier in the Chicago Ship Canal designed to keep them out of the Great Lakes.</p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 11:01:10 +0000 Andrew Robins 8135 at http://wmuk.org DNR: No Asian carp DNA in the Kalamazoo River A 1,000-mile walk on the Great Lakes http://wmuk.org/post/1000-mile-walk-great-lakes <p>What’s an author to do after writing about a thousand-mile walk around Lake Michigan? If you’re <a href="http://www.laketrek.com/">Loreen Niewenhuis</a> of Battle Creek the answer is simple: hike another thousand miles around parts of the other lakes. Niewenhuis has just published a <a href="http://laketrek.blogspot.com/">new book</a> about that experience called <em>A 1,000-Mile Great Lakes Walk</em>. She’ll talk about it Tuesday, April 23rd, at the <a href="http://www.pdl.lib.mi.us/">Portage District Library</a> beginning at 7 p.m. Mon, 22 Apr 2013 20:31:14 +0000 Andrew Robins 4371 at http://wmuk.org A 1,000-mile walk on the Great Lakes