Great Lakes

WRVO

(Oswego, New York) Historically high water levels on the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River are presenting the shipping industry with both challenges and opportunities. 


Ambassador Bridge linking Detroit and Windsor - file photo
iStock/Diane Labombarbe / iStrock Photo

(Great Lakes Today-Montreal) Mayors across the region, in both Canada and the U.S., are banding together against climate change. 

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. 


File photo of the South Haven lighthouse
WMUK

President Trump’s most recent budget proposal includes big cuts to Great Lakes programs. But Gary Wilson, Contributor to Detroit Public Television’s Great Lakes Bureau says the money is one issue, he says environmental advocates are really worried about regulations and how they are enforced.


Watching Lawn Fertilizer Can Help Great Lakes

Apr 20, 2017
Community Members chat at the Vine Neighborhood Community Garden during a Common Grounds-hosted gardens tour - file photo
Maggie Kane

The Great Lakes have been struggling for years in its battle against phosphorous loading. While experts say much of the phosphorous is coming from farms, there’s plenty the average gardener can do to help keep from adding to the problem. 

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