Friday, October 24, 2014
Great Lakes States' Representatives Support $300 million Funding For GLRI - The Healing Our Waters - HOW Great Lakes Coalition has identified House members and is urging support for $300 million through FY 2016 for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI)
Posted by WIMS at 10/24/2014
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Webinar: Great Lakes Phragmites Collaborative - The Great Lakes Phragmites Collaborative webinar series focuses on invasive Phragmites in the Great Lakes region, and encourages dialogue and technology transfer. Register now for the next free webinar. . .
Posted by WIMS at 10/23/2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Why are the Great Lakes on the rise? - During the late summer and early fall, the water level on the
Great Lakes usually drops several inches. This year, three of those lakes, and Huron, have seen the opposite happen - rising water levels. Superior, Michigan
Posted by WIMS at 10/22/2014
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
EPA Awards Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grants to Ohio, Michigan and Indiana to Target Harmful Algal Blooms in Lake Erie
EPA Awards Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grants to Ohio, Michigan and Indiana to Target Harmful Algal Blooms in Lake Erie (IN, MI, OH) - (Oct. 20, 2014) -- U.S. EPA Region 5 Administrator/Great Lakes National Program Manager Susan Hedman announced the award of four Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants totaling over $8.6 million to Ohio, Michigan and Indiana state agencies
Posted by WIMS at 10/21/2014
Monday, October 20, 2014
Spiny water fleas in Great Lakes indicate a larger problem - The self-sustaining populations of the spiny water flea, an invasive species, suggest a greater problem in the Great Lakes, according to researchers.
Posted by WIMS at 10/20/2014
Friday, October 17, 2014
Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve celebrates four years of research - The Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve celebrated four years of research Wednesday evening. Officials showcased their new research lab and public education utilities in the open house at
Barkers Island in Superior, WI
Posted by WIMS at 10/17/2014
Thursday, October 16, 2014
NOAA releases two visualization tools for
- Lake Level Viewer - This easy-to-use online viewer shows a range of lake-level scenarios (plus or minus six feet from long-term average) and what those changes would mean for the coast.
- Great Lakes Hydro-Climate Dashboard - Using long-term historical data, this tool shows users how precipitation, evaporation, ice cover, and runoff changes affect lake levels.
Posted by WIMS at 10/16/2014