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<em>The Lookout</em> Added to National Register of Historic Places

The Lookout Added to National Register of Historic Places

14-Aug-2017

The Wisconsin Historical Society recently announced that The Lookout, a shipwreck off the coast of Wisconsin in Lake Michigan, has officially been added to the National Register of Historic Places. This designation makes it possible for the wreck to qualify for grants and for rehabilitation income t...
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Lake Superior Circle Tour Website Revamped

Lake Superior Circle Tour Website Revamped

14-Aug-2017

It looks like a Great Lakes secret is out, as more and more people are heading north to complete the Lake Superior Circle Tour. In fact, the Circle Tour is becoming so popular that Duluth-based Lake Superior Magazine has revamped its website and guide on the trip. The Lake Superior Circle Tour ...
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Army Corps Release Plan to Prevent Asian Carp

Army Corps Release Plan to Prevent Asian Carp

09-Aug-2017

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently published a draft report that explores different strategies for fending off Asian carp at the Brandon Road Lock and Dam near Joliet, Illinois. The aim of the plan is to prevent Asian carp from swimming closer to the Great Lakes. “It looks like the ...
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State of the Great Lakes Report Released

State of the Great Lakes Report Released

05-Aug-2017

In June, the U.S. and Canadian governments released the “State of the Great Lakes 2017” report, an assessment of the health of the Lakes. Overall, the Great Lakes are assessed as “fair and unchanging,” according to the report; however, the “Nutrients and Algae&rdq...
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Visit Racine, Wisconsin

Visit Racine, Wisconsin

04-Aug-2017

Wisconsin’s Lake Michigan shore is lined with charming, must-visit ports. One of these ports is Racine — ideally positioned between Chicago and Milwaukee. Known for its Kringle and Frank Llyod Wright architecture, this lakeside town is brimming with culture and activities. Racine&...
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EPA Excludes Lake Erie From List of Ohio’s Impaired Waters

EPA Excludes Lake Erie From List of Ohio’s Impaired Waters

31-Jul-2017

In May, the EPA issued a letter approving Ohio EPA’s impaired waters list; the list, however, excluded the open waters of Lake Erie, which have been plagued by harmful algal blooms. Michigan had previously included the open waters of Lake Erie on its impaired waters list. “The water...
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Great Lakes Funding, One Step Closer

Great Lakes Funding, One Step Closer

25-Jul-2017

Despite a proposal to eliminate funding to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative in the Trump administration's proposed 2018 budget, the House Appropriations Committee recently voted to continue to fully fund the program through September 2018. Traditionally, the Great Lakes Restoration Init...
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Video Discusses Impact of Asian Carp on Businesses

Video Discusses Impact of Asian Carp on Businesses

19-Jul-2017

Concern about the spread of Asian carp in the U.S. has plagued Great Lakes boaters, fishermen and business owners for years. Especially with the discovery of a silver carp beyond electric barriers just miles from Chicago and Lake Michigan, the concern that Asian carp will invade the Great Lakes isn&...
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NWF Produces Video on Line 5, Local Businesses

NWF Produces Video on Line 5, Local Businesses

13-Jul-2017

The National Wildlife Federation has produced another video in a series on Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac. This short clip focuses on the impact a potential spill from Line 5 could have on northern Michigan businesses and the regional economy. The video features th...
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TruNorth Adventures Offers Marquette Paddle Tours

TruNorth Adventures Offers Marquette Paddle Tours

07-Jul-2017

TruNorth Adventures, an adventure paddle tour company, is now offering three different guided kayak tours around the Marquette, Michigan area. The tours will cruise along the Lake Superior shoreline and explore sights around Presque Isle. The first tour option is best for beginners. The Tour...
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