Climate change is expected to increase the frequency of intense spring rain storms in the Great Lakes region throughout this century and will likely add to the number of harmful algal blooms and “dead zones” in Lake Erie, unless additional conservation actions are taken, according to a University of Michigan aquatic ecologist.
Officials plan to expand efforts to test for Asian carp in the Lake Erie basin to bait shops.
Canadian officials say tens of thousands of dead fish are littering a section of Lake Erie’s northern shoreline.
No invasive bighead or silver carp turned up during a search of western Lake Erie, where the fish’s genetic fingerprints were detected in water samples taken a year ago, officials said Thursday.
Scientists have begun searching two of western Lake Erie’s bays and tributary rivers for signs of dreaded Asian carp.
The cruises focus on everything from a shipwreck just off of the crumbling Sugar Island dock to a late evening cruise where you can learn how to navigate under the stars.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is creating a board to advise federal agencies carrying out two wide-ranging programs to protect the Great Lakes.
The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued a boater from the Detroit River, as the search continues for a boater who went missing in Lake Erie.
The Michigan Senate is preparing to vote on whether to abolish a state program that regulates what landowners can do with the vegetation.
Environmental regulators from Michigan and Ohio say they’ll work together on solutions to the growing problem of algae blooms in western Lake Erie.