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January 12th 2017

Great Lakes Update: Transition from Obama Administration to Trump Administration Begins

With a new Congress in session and the presidential transition only a few days away, Washington, D.C., has seen a flurry of activity over the past several weeks, with significant implications for the future of the Great Lakes and national … Continue reading

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January 6th 2017

Weekly News Roundup: Habitat Restoration, Flint, and More

It’s a new year! Here’s some of the Great Lakes restoration news you may have missed this past week:   About $1.8 million in federal Farm Bill funding have been awarded to help protect the Huron River watershed, reports MLive. … Continue reading

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November 18th 2016

Weekly News Roundup:

In case you missed the past week in Great Lakes conservation news: Great Lakes fish consumption advisories could be inadequate and exposing consumers to higher levels of toxic chemicals than anticipated, according to Great Lakes Echo. The major contaminants of concern are … Continue reading

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August 14th 2015

Weekly News Roundup: Enbridge Pipeline, Agricultural Runoff, and More

In case you missed the past week in Great Lakes conservation news:   The Wisconsin DNR has proposed expanding wildlife and natural areas in southeastern Wisconsin, reports the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The proposal would add 3,000 acres to existing state … Continue reading

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July 24th 2015

Weekly News Roundup: Algal Blooms, Quagga Mussels, and More

In case you missed the past week in Great Lakes conservation news… The Sandusky Register reports on a harmful algal bloom currently developing in Lake Erie. Scientists warn that the bloom is exhibiting high levels of the toxin microcystin. Meanwhile, … Continue reading

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