University of Chicago's Bike Share Program
Photo Credit: Juliana Goodlaw-Morris

Get on your Bikes and Ride!

Hop on your bike and participate in Bike2Campus– part competition, part challenge. That is what 10 colleges and universities in Chicago are urging their campus community to do this Earth week. The 10 colleges …

Credit: Sid Jansma, Jr.

Great Lakes Experience Record Floods

It’s been raining here in the Great Lakes. A lot. And cities like Grand Rapids and East Lansing, MI , Chicago, IL, and Toledo, OH are bearing the brunt. Rivers …

Asian Carp Swimming Closer to Great Lakes

I just found out that new evidence of Asian carp has been discovered near Lake Michigan. The new test results came back positive for silver carp seventeen times in one day. …


Study offers a solution to Asian carp crisis facing the Great Lakes

The debate over how best to halt the movement of Asian carp and other invasive species between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River basin will likely reach a fever pitch …

via World Economic Forum/Flickr

Climate Capsule: Sowing Seeds for Cleaner, Smarter Technologies

Working for Wildlife: Follow NWF Activities All Over the Country

Chicago’s Sewer Woes Highlight a Serious Great Lakes Problem

Feds handling of Asian carp study is appalling

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is giving people concerned about Asian carp invading the Great Lakes a demonstration in bad government. The Corps announced last week that it would …

Midwest snowstorm (via Flickr's NASA Goddard Photo & Video)

18-Foot-High Ice Waves Pound Chicago: Totally Normal?

Update 3:02pm: My colleague Patrick Fitzgerald points out this post is now inaccurate – the forecast has now been upgraded to call for 25-foot ice waves. Hey Iceman, surf’s up! …

Video – Angler hit by flying Asian carp in Illinois River Urges Fast Action

David Vogt of Paw Paw, Michigan tells NWF about his experience of being hit by a flying Asian Carp at a fishing tournament in Bath, Illinios.

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