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If Asian carp reach Great Lakes, what do we do?
Detroit Free Press (12/7)
The state Department of Natural Resources conducted an online survey of more than 2,000 Michiganders to find out what people think about the threats of Asian carp.

Accessible kayak and canoe launch planned
Rochester Post (12/7)
In Michigan, a crowdfunding campaign aims to provide funds for a universally accessible new Clinton River kayak and canoe launch in Mount Clemens’ MacArthur Park.

Native prairie restoration fights invasive species and helps the endangered ones
Great Lakes Echo (12/7)
From flower pots to 100-acre lots, planting native prairie plants is increasingly important as they face threats from invasive species and human development.

Caviar, climate change and a Great Lakes fish
Michigan Public Radio (12/6)
After warnings of a collapse in population, new rules protecting herring took effect in Wisconsin and Minnesota and things appear more stable.

Lake projects address locks, dredging
Duluth News Tribune (12/6)
A busy year of projects on Lake Superior saw $60 million poured into 254 construction and dredging contracts.

Western New York Land Conservancy aims to restore Niagara Gorge
Niagara Frontier Publications (12/6)
The Western New York Land Conservancy has just secured almost $1 million for the new "Restore the Gorge" project to restore the Niagara Gorge.

Port authority watches over 'Detroit's $300M forgotten economy'
MLive (12/6)
Detroit, Michigan, is home to a port that's tied to some 15,000 jobs and generates nearly $300 million in state and federal taxes as part of the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Seaway System.

Lake superior sees algal bloom as water temperatures warm
Wisconsin Public Radio (12/6)
Scientists have known that in recent years, the Great Lakes’ temperatures have been on the rise, contributing to algal blooms across the lakes, including usually chilly Lake Superior.

NW Wis. tourist spots hope winter business makes up for stormy summer
Duluth News Tribune (12/6)
Tourism officials, resort owners and businesses are waiting for Northwestern Wisconsin to transform into a winter wonderland.

Holland developer buys late Aubrey McClendon's property on Lake Michigan dunes
MLive (12/6)
More than 300 acres along Lake Michigan and the Kalamazoo River won't see "McMansions," but will see modest development after sensitive dunes and wetlands are protected.

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