Lake Michigan

Chuck Quirmbach / Wisconsin Public Radio

Researchers are trying to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes. And Lake Michigan near Chicago is on the front line of that fight. But budget cuts proposed by President Donald Trump could limit their work. 

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(MPRN-Undated) The eight Great Lakes states will vote Tuesday on a request by the city of Waukesha-Wisconsin to divert water from Lake Michigan. 

"MUSKEGON, MI - The King Salmon population in Lake Michigan could collapse as it has in Lake Huron, though state managers are working to prop them up. A University of Michigan-led team recently published a study based on a computer model of the food chain that includes Chinook, what anglers call King salmon." (MLive)

"Researchers have found a century-old, nearly perfectly-preserved shipwreck in Lake Michigan." (WDET)

"HOLLAND, MI — It was just two years ago when boaters would come across a rogue sandbar in the middle of Lake Macatawa. Now, that's a distant memory. Buoyed by the connection to Lake Michigan, the Ottawa County lake's water level is up, thanks to the big lake." (MLive)