The state Department of Environmental Quality has heard from two operators interested in raising rainbow trout in netted enclosures.
Capt. John Henry and his crew of more than a dozen guided the 140-foot Bristol Bay through the icy waters of the river, which connects Lakes Huron and St. Clair.
The Coast Guard says people should stay away from cracks, seams, pressure ridges, slushy areas and darker areas of ice since these could be hazards.
Start thinking white meat, the other, other, other white meat. Carp.
The measure was inspired by an outbreak on Lake Erie last August that made public drinking water supplies unsafe for two days.
Because they have no natural predators the “spiny water fleas” may eventually crowd out native lake species.
For the second consecutive winter, bitter weather threatens to turn the surface of the Great Lakes into a vast, frozen plain.
Farmers in Ohio, Michigan and Indiana are being asked to be part of the solution in fixing the algae problem in Lake Erie.
A film festival focusing on ocean and Great Lakes issues returns to Michigan’s northeast Lower Peninsula.
There’s also a chance that fibers are in drinking water piped from the lakes, scientists said.