“It’s just a unique experience that they really can’t do anywhere else.”
With autumn around the corner many people are desperately clutching to the remaining days of summer. Take some time to indulge in these five summer activities to ease the seasonal transition.
“Survival of the eggs and fry exceeded expectations this year,” said DNR fisheries supervisor Dave Borgeson.
With the large number of state and county parks surrounding the Detroit area and the Huron Clinton Metroparks, there is never a shortage of places to take a swim.
Boaters should be on the lookout for large trees, logs and other debris let loose into Michigan waterways in part by spring flooding, the U.S. Coast Guard has warned.
Gov. 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.
President Barack Obama, if re-elected, would continue a program that has pumped more than $1 billion into Great Lakes protection during his first term, although it’s uncertain how much money will be available in the future, a spokeswoman said.
The results are in from the most recent tests on the stinky “muck” that collected along the Lake St. Clair shoreline a year ago.
Congress has approved $300 million to keep a multi-year program going that is aimed at fixing some of the Great Lakes’ biggest environmental problems, from invasive species to river bottoms laced with toxic chemicals.
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette says he’ll continue the legal fight to stop the destructive Asian Carp from entering the Great Lakes