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Mr. Great Lakes: Saginaw Bay algae events, Earth Day and Ogemaw warblers

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Mr. Great Lakes (Jeff Kart) reports from Bay City, Michigan’s Delta College Q-90.1 FM. Mr. Great Lakes, March 21, 2014.  

This week, Kart discusses two upcoming Saginaw Bay events about algae, an Earth Day essay contest and the Kirtland’s warbler population in Ogemaw County, Mich. Text at Mr. Great Lakes Continue Reading →

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Mr. Great Lakes: Algae pics, Clean Energy Roadmap and Asian carp comments

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Mr. Great Lakes (Jeff Kart) reports from Bay City, Michigan’s Delta College Q-90.1 FM.  
Jan. 10, 2014 – Mr. Great Lakes (Jeff Kart) – Friday EDITION – Q-90.1 FM Delta College Public Radio by jeffkart

This week, Kart discusses a project to gather algae photos, Michigan’s Clean Energy Manufacturing Roadmap project and a study about Asian carp. Text at Mr. Great Lakes Continue Reading →

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Battling the Bloom: Lake Erie

Toxic algal blooms are causing major issues in Lake Erie. Source: QUEST Ohio

 
Click here to watch Battling the Bloom: Lake Erie
In 1970, sections of Lake Erie were declared dead due to an excess of toxic algal blooms created by industrial pollution. But a little over a decade later, the lake went through a transformation that saw a return of wildlife and recreation to the area. Over the past five years, the blooms have returned. These blooms are largely caused by fertilizer and farmland waste nearby running off into Lake Erie. The video linked above discusses the past and current threats posed to Lake Erie by these blooms, and what scientists and conservationists are doing to stop them. Continue Reading →

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