Great Lakes

Ready for March Madness? Let’s Take a Look at Another Fab Five…

In the spirit of March Madness, let’s remember the legacy created by a sports revolution. From the University of Michigan, the Fabulous Five, Chris Webber, Jalen Rose, Juwan Howard, Jimmy …

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Weekly News Roundup – February 24, 2012

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: Eagle Cam is Back! Watch Iowa Bald Eagle Eggs …

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Groups Call on EPA to End Harmful Shipping Practices

There are many reasons to hate the ‘80s: Big hair, bad music and acid-washed jeans. The 1980s were also a notoriously bad decade for the Great Lakes. That’s when ocean …

Weekly News Roundup – February 17, 2012

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: RESTORE Act needs support from a distance now February …

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Healing Our Waters Program moves Great Lakes Restoration Forward

The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) has been a critical boost to restoring the Great Lakes. It has already led to significant results – restoring wetland habitats and removing contaminated …

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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 …

Asian Carp Study Proves We Can Win this Battle and Protect The Great Lakes

A new study released today shows that separating the Great Lakes and Mississippi River basins to stop the spread of Asian carp and other invasive species is not only possible, but …

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From the Great Lakes to Coastal Louisiana: Climate Change Will Affect Everyone

I spent last week in New Orleans, Louisiana, at the American Meteorological Society’s Annual Meeting. The Great Lakes Regional Center‘s Adaptation Program Manager Melinda Koslow and I traveled to the Big …

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Study Prompts Calls for Immediate Action on Asian Carp

Two U.S. senators are calling for immediate action to halt the spread of Asian carp in light of a new study that found the invasive fish could thrive in three …

2012 Budget a Victory for Great Lakes, Wildlife

One of the greatest wildlife success stories in the Great Lakes involves the recovery of whitefish in the Detroit River. A food staple for centuries for Native American and European …

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