2016 Great Lakes Beach Sweep

[posts-for-page show_full_posts=’true’] GET READY FOR THE 31th ANNUAL GREAT LAKES BEACH SWEEP! Date: Saturday, September 17th, 2016 Time: 10:00 AM To Noon Home Base: Woodlawn State Park and Evangola State Park (Free admission) –  Do your part to help mother...
Legislature Bans Microbeads In Erie County

Legislature Bans Microbeads In Erie County

Erie County legislators Thursday approved what appears to be the most comprehensive regulation in the country prohibiting microbead plastics in an effort to prevent pollution in the Niagara River and the Great Lakes, [ More  .  .  . ] WGRZ TV ( Click...
Dreaded Asian Carp the Target of New Ontario Lab

Dreaded Asian Carp the Target of New Ontario Lab

Canada has a new tool to battle the spread of an insatiable invasive species: an Asian carp research lab that’s the first of its kind in the country. Researchers say the Burlington, Ont.-based lab at the Canada Centre for Inland Waters (CCIW) will be an integral part...
Great Lakes Mayors Seek Action On ‘Microplastics’

Great Lakes Mayors Seek Action On ‘Microplastics’

Traverse City — An organization representing more than 100 cities in the U.S. and Canada asked federal and industry officials Tuesday for action on the recently discovered problem of “microplastic” pollution in the Great Lakes. Over the past two years, scientists have...