Officials Say Sea Lamprey Numbers Down Across Great LakesThe lamprey is an eel-like creature that uses its suction-cup mouth and sharp teeth to fasten itself to other fish and suck out their bodily fluids.
Wine Lover's Guide To The Finger LakesA guide to the best wineries, restaurants and lodging in Finger Lakes, this year named one of the world's best wine travel destinations
A Long Weekend Travel Guide To TorontoA practical travel guide for a long weekend trip to Canada's largest city.
Experts To Discuss Low Great Lakes Water LevelsFederal experts will discuss the causes and potential consequences of low Great Lakes water levels during a Thursday seminar in Ann Arbor that also will be broadcast on the Web.
Great Lakes Levels Below Normal Next 6 MonthsWater levels across most of the Great Lakes are likely to remain well below average for the next six months, posing continued hardships for commercial vessels and tourist towns that cater to recreational boaters.
Snyder Signs $21M Bill To Dredge Michigan HarborsGov. Rick Snyder signed legislation earlier this week creating a $21 million program to deepen Michigan harbors that could become impassable to boats as parts of the Great Lakes hover near historically low levels.
Advocates Ask Congress To Spare Great Lakes FundsThe effectiveness of a long-term plan to heal the ailing Great Lakes could be marred by federal spending cuts, which also could make it harder to cope with low water levels that threaten the region's economy.
Snyder To Transfer $11M For Dredging Great LakesGov. Rick Snyder will call for spending $11 million this year to dredge Michigan harbors in danger of losing their connections to open water because of low Great Lakes levels.
US Coast Guard Warns Of Unsafe Ice On Lake Erie, Other Great LakesThe U.S. Coast Guard is warning that warmer temperatures over the next few days are likely to cause unsafe ice conditions on Lake Erie and the other Great Lakes.
Great Lakes Map Shows Ontario, Erie In Poor ShapeA three-year study has found that Lakes Erie and Ontario are the most seriously threatened of the Great Lakes, along with large sections of the Lake Michigan shoreline.
EPA Creates Great Lakes Protection Advisory BoardThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is creating a board to advise federal agencies carrying out two wide-ranging programs to protect the Great Lakes.
Mich. Bill Revives Shoreline Grooming DebateThe Michigan Senate is preparing to vote on whether to abolish a state program that regulates what landowners can do with the vegetation.