What's New on GLIN GLFC Annual Meeting The 58th Annual Meeting of the Great Lakes Fishery Commission will take place May 29-30, 2013, in Montreal, Quebec. Keynote speakers include Grand Rapids, Mich., Mayor George Hartwell, and Michael Cahall of the Atlantic Coastal Cooperative Statistics Program. There is no charge to attend, but you must RSVP.
Great Lakes ore trade down 9% in April Northland News Center (5/17) Shipments of iron ore on the Great Lakes totaled 5.6 million tons in April, a decrease of 9 percent compared to a year ago.
Dossin Great Lakes Museum reopens with new local focus The Detroit News (5/16) The Dossin Great Lakes Museum reopens this weekend after undergoing a five-month, $2 million renovation. The Belle Isle attraction has added new exhibits, updated existing ones and modernized the maritime museum with new technology.
Researchers on Mille Lacs wonder 'where are the walleye?' KARE-TV - Minneapolis, MN (5/16) There are serious concerns that the world class fishery at Minnesota's Mille Lacs Lake is suffering through a walleye shortage. The Department of Natural Resources discovered the population is at a 40-year low.
“North Country Dreamland” shares beauty of Lake Superior National Geographic (5/16) We’ve been learning about temperature and lake level changes, but sometimes it’s also great to bask in the raw beauty of nature, such as in an extended view of the sky above Lake Superior in northern Michigan.
Filter at East Bay park to reduce E. coli Traverse City Record-Eagle (5/12) With Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funding, a new filter system at East Bay Park in Traverse City, Mich., is being built to help keep the popular swimming beach clear of a main culprit for E. coli contamination.