Are invasive mussels helping the Great Lakes?

By Guest Contributor Michigan State University researchers say invasive quagga mussels are actually doing some good. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Great Lakes teachers sail away on a cruise, but it’s not a tropical vacation

By Guest Contributor Fifteen teachers, several from New York State, sailed off Monday morning on research vessel called The Lake Guardian. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Red clay runoff in Lake Superior after torrential rains

By Guest Contributor The torrential rains in northern Michigan and Wisconsin on June 17, 2018 sent abundant sediment runoff into Lake Superior. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Remembering the soldiers of Mackinac Island

By Eric Freedman A new book looks at the lives of the soldiers stationed on Fort Mackinac in the early 19th century. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Lighthouse keepers shift attention to empty nesters, modern marketing  

By Carin Tunney Faced with the challenge of aging enthusiasts, Great Lakes lighthouse keepers shift gears to attract younger audiences of lighthouse lovers. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Iconic Michigan lighthouse launches ambitious renovation to ready for overnight stays

By Carin Tunney How would you like to spend the night in a 1950s-style offshore lighthouse with no land in sight? Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Piping plovers face new threat in the Great Lakes

By Guest Contributor A new predator has emerged for piping plovers in the Great Lakes. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Conservationists toast comeback of the Kirtland’s warbler in Michigan

By Guest Contributor Environmentalists are celebrating the return of the Kirtland’s warbler in Michigan’s Northern Lower Peninsula. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Collaboration helps Michigan, Wisconsin celebrate elk management milestones

By Carin Tunney Elk in the Great Lakes region reached restoration milestones in 2018. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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The battles that shaped Great Lakes water politics

By Guest Contributor University Place: How the contemporary boundaries of an abundant resource were forged In controversy Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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