Some good news for endangered birds Michigan Radio (7/28) There’s some good news for birds on the endangered species list. A new report by the American Bird Conservancy says 78% of the birds listed as threatened or endangered are now stable, increasing, or have recovered enough to be taken off the list.
Great Lakes sturgeon-recovery efforts get boost The Toledo Blade (7/27) In Ohio, lakes sturgeon-recovery efforts are getting a big boost in the latest round of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service grants, which include $92,130 to help fund a proposed, first-ever streamside rearing facility along the Maumee River.
Sarnia to Tobermory action plan in the works for Lake Huron Blackburn News (7/27) The CEO of the Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation has just sent invitations to representatives of each of the Ontario municipalities along the Lake Huron shoreline from Sarnia to Tobermory to attend a meeting to get them talking about common problems along the shoreline.
Estabrook Park dam in limbo over funding question Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (7/27) In Wisconsin, the future of the Estabrook Park dam on the Milwaukee River is in limbo now that Milwaukee County Board Chairman Theodore Lipscomb has blocked supervisors from acting on a dam demolition resolution at their meeting.