A popular Michigan tourism destination made it onto a National Geographic list of the 21 best beaches in the world.
Sleeping Bear Dunes named one of the best 21 beaches in the world by National Geographic. Continue reading
Mayors of 123 American and Canadian cities are challenging a Wisconsin city’s plan to divert water from Lake Michigan. This is in direct opposition to the Great Lakes governors who approved the precedent-setting request in June.
Governor Rick Snyder has signed the final bill in the state’s 55 (b) billion dollar budget for the coming fiscal year.
A Wisconsin city’s request to divert water from Lake Michigan needs one last vote of approval.
Waukesha, Wisconsin is asking to remove ten million gallons of water a day from Lake Michigan. The groundwater in the city is contaminated with radium. Continue reading
The mayor of Waukesha-Wisconsin made a stop in Lansing today (Mon.) to meet with state environmental officials.
The state plans on purchasing a 1,400 foot stretch of Lake Michigan shoreline adjacent to Petoskey State Park, thanks to a recently awarded federal grant. Continue reading
A conference in Grand Traverse County will highlight Lake Michigan.
The Department of Environmental Quality is hosting more than 300 experts in the fields of climate change, invasive species and beach management. Continue reading
A management plan is being created for seven islands in Lake Michigan. The DNR is asking for public input.
The plan will include ways to work with the islanders, zoning issues and using the island’s resources. Continue reading
Just as experts predicted at the beginning of 2015, Great Lakes water levels are higher than or on-par with their historic averages.
The Great Lakes accomplished a rare feat in November: their water levels increased.
Complex storms are producing some unsettling waves in northern Michigan waters, in which water levels are rising up and down along shorelines.
The last time Lake Superior hit it’s long-term average was April, 1998.
Police and emergency services have declared a series of ice caves that formed on Lake Michigan unsafe to explore.