A fishing expedition for a highly invasive species of carp is underway in the waters of the Mississippi River near La Crosse, Wisconsin. Read the full story by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
A new study by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources shows that high-capacity wells have been reducing the level of three lakes in the Central Sands region, affecting ecosystems and recreation in the area. Read the full story by the Milwaukee J…
Gary, Indiana, and other lakefront municipalities are one step closer to accessing a tool designed to encourage development along Lake Michigan. Read the full story by the Chicago Tribune.
In Michigan, a spill of firefighting foam at the Kalamazoo-Battle Creek International Airport caused a spike of PFAS pollution at the Kalamazoo wastewater treatment plant, sending some into the Kalamazoo River. Read the full story by MLive.
The City of Hamilton, Ontario, will spend $40,000 on a biodiversity plan it says will help protect local habitats and species. Read the full story by CBC News.
In Alpena, Michigan, bereft of runoff from melting snow, Long Lake’s water level is the lowest in recent memory. Read the full story by The Alpena News.
The muskellunge, some of which can exceed 50 inches, make their way from Wisconsin’s Lake Monona each spring with hopes of leaping into Lake Wingra. Read the full story by the Wisconsin State Journal.
The Erie Canal is a more than 360-mile canal connecting the Hudson River to the Great Lakes and took only 8 years to build. Read the full story by History.com.
Conservationists are celebrating the Chicago Park District’s announcement Wednesday of a 3.1-acre expansion of Illinois’ Montrose Dune Natural Area, a site that’s gained international attention in recent years as the nesting home for a pair of endanger…
After a year in lockdown due to COVID-19, the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s largest research vessel left the harbor in Chicago, and was expected to reach the St. Clair River and Lake St. Clair by Wednesday afternoon, according t…