Thursday, April 17, 2014

Great Lakes News

<> Dozens of ships at Soo Locks await ice cutter convoy to cross Lake Superior - There are currently more than 40 ships waiting to get through the Soo Locks due to the lingering ice cover on the water.

<> Call: 10th Annual Great Lakes Restoration Conference - The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition has issued a reminder call for presentations and field trips for the upcoming conference to be held in Grand Rapids, Mich., Sept. 9-11. Deadline for submission is tomorrow, April 18.

<> Corps Releases Latest GLMRIS Newsletter - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has release the latest issue of the Great Lakes and Mississippi River Interbasin Study (GLMRIS ) newsletter with a number of articles related to the GLMRIS Report release.

<> Invaders in the Ballast Water - One GLPF-Sponsored Project to Keep Invasive Species Out of the Great Lakes Photo: Dr. Jeffrey Ram When ships enter the Great Lakes region, these vessels can transport new "passengers" that are unwelcome, in the form of . . .