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Green infrastructure job trainings aim to support growing field | Great Lakes Now

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Green infrastructure job trainings aim to support growing field

By Elinor Epperson, Michigan Public

The Great Lakes News Collaborative includes Bridge Michigan; Circle of Blue; Great Lakes Now at Detroit Public Television; Michigan Public, Michigan’s NPR News Leader; and The Narwhal who work together to bring audiences news and information about the impact of climate change, pollution, and aging infrastructure on the Great Lakes and drinking water.

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Provincial funding will help homeless move into permanent housing

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A local program that temporarily houses and prepares homeless people to live independently is now provincially funded. “It’s a huge commitment from Ontario Health for Grey-Bruce,” said Stephen Musehl, CEO of Canadian Mental Health Association Grey Bruce. The Ontario government agency has committed $853,600 annualized funding for the program.  “We’ve all seen the opioid crisis, […]

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As climate change alters lakes, tribes and conservationists fight for the future of spearfishing | Great Lakes Now

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As climate change alters lakes, tribes and conservationists fight for the future of spearfishing

By Melina Walling and John Locher, Associated Press

HAYWARD, Wis. (AP) — Chilly nights on northern Wisconsin’s Chippewa Flowage don’t deter 15-year-old spearfisher Gabe Bisonette. He’s been learning the Ojibwe practice for so long now that when his headlamp illuminates the eye-shine of his quarry, he can communicate the sighting to his dad with hardly a word.

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