A unique blend of climate, water and tradition make the Great Lakes region the best in the country for beer brewers and drinkers, enthusiasts say.
Together, the Great Lakes states produced more than 1.7 billion gallons of beer in 2009 — almost 27 percent of the country’s total production.
A new federal grant program to raise the competitiveness of specialty crops may give apple growers a boost.
It supports conservation, innovation and promotion. That includes marketing, research and ways to promote sustainability.
Surveyors in the Great Lakes states are poised this spring to count frogs and toads by listening to their songs. It is a chance for volunteers to document amphibian declines and discover new populations. Find out how to count.
Video: Great Lakes resource managers are turning to biological controls to deal with garlic mustard, a woodland invader that smothers native plants and poisons the soil in forested areas, campgrounds and backyards.