Milwaukee built some of the region’s first sewers more than 130 years ago to carry untreated wastewater into rivers and the lake. Today the city is a national leader in reducing stormwater runoff.
Of Michigan’s 19 million acres of forest land, 8.4 million have private, non-industrial owners. Those owners mostly want the land for recreation or aesthetics, but few actively manage their forests for those uses.
Who will lead in protecting the Great Lakes environment?
Apparently not the governors.
Maybe the “rust belt” tag is still deserved.
The Ghost Ships Festival of Milwaukee is known for its maritime history exhibits and presentations.
This year, a woman credited with one of the Great Lakes’ most recent finds told her tale in the search for missing vessels, called “ghost ships.”
With more than 335 state-sponsored vanpools and escalating gas prices, the Michigan Transportation Department predicts that van commuting will gain popularity.
This Chicago resident envisions fish and plants as central to an accelerator for urban food production.
He hopes his recycled meatpacking factory grows food and supports urban farming pioneers.
Industrial giants that built the Detroit River’s hard shoreline are now replacing it with natural habitat for fish and wildlife.
There’s no mystery about it. Readers voted and turned in brackets and experts weighed in. Which species will join the birds and bugs in Round 2 of the Great Lakes SmackDown! Terrestrial Terror?
Readers voted and turned in brackets and experts weighed in. Now find out which species will move on to Round 2 of the Great Lakes SmackDown! Terrestrial Terror…
A new Senate bill would prohibit the state from imposing mitigation requirements on some road projects that damage wetlands.
“Preventing pharmaceuticals from being flushed down the drain is...” Only half the drugs in sewage are removed before entering Great Lakes
“No problem Scoop. The lack of plankton in the Great Lakes and Mississippi River basin is...” The Great Lakes’ Sisyphean problem
“There are predators galore in the Mississippi River and same with the bays in the Great...” The Great Lakes’ Sisyphean problem
“Great interactive images I am doing a major work on the storm of...” Curious about what the Great Lakes Storm of 1913 was really like?
“I agree with some of your comments. Hunting on one of these farms or any animal in...” Michigan bill would change oversight of deer farms
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