What's New on GLIN GLIN September Site of the Month GLIN's September Site of the Month is Ontario's Invading Species Awareness Program, formed to address increasing threats posed by invading species in Ontario. The program's goals are to generate awareness of invading species, address key pathways contributing to invading species introductions and spread, and facilitate monitoring and tracking initiatives within Ontario.
Buffalo waterfront history tours do a booming business Buffalo News (9/2) When Rick Hilliman started his Queen City history tours in summer 2012, he said, there were days when only two people would join them. This summer, the tours often reached their capacity of 40 people.
Public health advisories stay for 2 Lake Erie beaches Toledo Blade (9/2) Two Lake Erie beaches — those at South Bass Island State Park and Maumee Bay State Park — remain under a public health advisory for swimming because of high levels of a serious algal toxin, according to Ohio Environmental Protection Agency online records.
Michigan students aid in Lake Superior Initiative Daily Mining Gazette (9/2) Fifteen local elementary, middle and high schools are currently involved in the initiative, which is administered by the Western U.P. Center for Science, Math and Education and is part of the larger Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative.
New York silent on Lake Ontario water level plan Poughkeepsie Journal (9/2) State environmental officials, who previously had been forceful advocates for similar regulation schemes, have not yet taken a position on this one, which was advanced in June after 14 years of study and debate.
Lake Michigan ferry fight rages in Washington Green Bay Press Gazette (8/29) The battle has involved an alphabet soup of federal agencies from the EPA to the DOT, lawmakers from both sides of the aisle -- and the lake -- and a federal lobbying tab nearing $1 million. So far.