What's New on GLIN 2017 Areas of Concern Annual Meeting The 2017 Areas of Concern Annual Meeting, presented by the U.S. EPA, will be held March 29-30, 2017, at the Eberhard Conference Center at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Online registration is now available.
Lake Ontario marine sanctuary application advances WSKG - Vestal, NY (3/22) A nomination to make part of Lake Ontario a national marine sanctuary is moving forward. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is accepting the application for further consideration.
First ship of 2017 season arrives in Port of Green Bay WLUK-TV-Green Bay, WI (3/21) The start of spring brought with it the first ship of the season at the Port of Green Bay in Wisconsin. The Michigan Great Lakes arrived at 11 a.m. Tuesday, according to port officials, one day earlier than the first ship for the 2016 season.
How Trump's deep EPA budget cuts would impact NY Gothamist (3/21) President Trump's proposed 31 percent budget cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency will have "disastrous impacts" across New York State, New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman predicted.
Great Lakes shipwrecks the focus of annual show in Holland MLive (3/21) The Holland-based Michigan Shipwreck Research Association sponsors an annual show, started two decades ago, as part of its mission to research shipwrecks in the Great Lakes and to document and present their findings to the public.
Funding secured for wetlands restoration project News Herald (3/21) Port Clinton, Ohio, officials have secured additional funding for a $1.2 million project to restore several acres of native wetlands along Lake Erie near Waterworks Park and wipe out phragmites, an invasive plant species of tall reeds.