Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Great Lakes News

<> Winter is over! Forecasters reveal Great Lakes are FINALLY ice free after record breaking seven months frozen - June 7th became the official ice out date of the lake which also makes in the latest in the year ice has coated the water. Nice article with graphics and images of this historic event.

<> Illinois bans the microbeads in soap that are ruining the Great Lakes

<> USDA Announces New Grant Opporunity - USDA Forest Service Northeastern Area has announced a Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant funding opportunity for tree planting projects in the Great Lakes Basin