What's New on GLIN NYSG Coastlines New York Sea Grant's latest edition of Coastlines, the program's flagship e-newsletter, is now available. Topics in this double issue include efforts related to stewardship, severe storms and climate change, as well as spotlights on research, harmful algal blooms and aquatic invasive species.
In the News Lake Erie protections will be taken up in 2015 The Sandusky Register (12/19) After striking an agreement with environmentalists and farmers, lawmakers in Columbus were close to passing new protections to attack the harmful algal bloom problem in Lake Erie, but it'll have to wait until next year.
EDITORIAL: A lifesaver for Lake Ontario homeowners Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (12/19) The Democrat and Chronicle's editorial board says that any plan to manage water levels on Lake Ontario should protect the environment, businesses, and homeowners.
Ice boom installation underway Niagara Frontier Publications (12/18) The Army Corps of Engineers reports the annual placement of 22 spans that comprise the Lake Erie-Niagara River ice boom began Monday.
McMaster researchers go fishing for eggs The Hamilton Sepctator (12/17) McMaster University researchers are harvesting and fertilizing whitefish eggs to understand the impacts of climate change on Great Lakes fisheries.