Friday, May 2, 2014

Great Lakes News

<> Great Lakes brace for more toxic algae - It's spring, and the heavy snowmelt and rain is good news for farmers and scientists who have been worried about drought the last few years. But all that water has other consequences for the Great Lakes. . .

<> Regional expert in Muskegon breaks down Great Lakes war against Asian carp - Great Lakes Commission Policy Director Matt Doss discussed the Asian carp and the health of the Great Lakes during a forum sponsored by the West Michigan Shoreline Regional Development Commission.

<> Great Lakes ice cover from brutal winter could lead to a chilly summer - At least one Great Lakes ice researcher thinks the domino effect could continue into a chilly fall and an early start to next winter -- and beyond.