Michigan Health Department Recommends Avoiding Foam On Lakes And RiversAs the summer months approach, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is issuing its annual recommendation that Michiganders should avoid contact with foam they may see on Michigan water bodies such as lakes, rivers and streams.
Michigan Approves Great Lakes Oil Pipeline Tunnel PermitsMichigan’s environmental agency said Friday it has approved construction of an underground tunnel to house a replacement for a controversial oil pipeline in a channel linking two of the Great Lakes.
Volunteers Sought To Protect Lake Sturgeon From PoachersVolunteers are needed to protect lake sturgeon from poachers during the iconic fish's annual spawning run in a northern Michigan river.
Thousands Could Turn Out For Port Huron Float Down"It's just a unique experience that they really can't do anywhere else."
5 Activities To Do Before The Leaves Start To FallWith 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.
DNR, Others Release 18,500 Sturgeon In North Mich."Survival of the eggs and fry exceeded expectations this year," said DNR fisheries supervisor Dave Borgeson.
Best Public Beaches And Reservoirs To Spend A Summer Day Near DetroitWith 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.
Coast Guard Warns Of Flood-Related Debris In Mich.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.
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.
Obama Rep Pledges Further Great Lakes RestorationPresident 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.
Leaders Seek Remedy For Lake St. Clair MuckThe results are in from the most recent tests on the stinky "muck" that collected along the Lake St. Clair shoreline a year ago.
Congress OKs $300 Million For Great Lakes CleanupCongress 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.
AG Vows To Fight Asian Carp Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette says he'll continue the legal fight to stop the destructive Asian Carp from entering the Great Lakes
State Accepting Proposals For Water Funds Money
Garbage Washing Up Again On West Mich. Beaches