Oak Openings Cooperative Weed Management Area partners assess invasive plants throughout the Oak Openings region and create best management practices to fight them.
USDA Forest Service staff build wooden fish cribs to benefit ecosystems in lakes on the Hiawatha National Forest.
- UW-Superior’s Lake Superior Research Institute Receives Nearly $8 Million in Funding for Ballast Water ResearchApril 27, 2022
The University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Lake Superior Research Institute has received a five-year cooperative agreement and funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administration to further efforts to prevent introduction of aquatic nuisance species to the Great Lakes via ballast water.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Shares New Story Map About Great Lakes Airspace Map Decision Support ToolApril 27, 2022
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's new Great Lakes Airspace Map Decision Support Tool used to map bird and bat concentration areas in the Great Lakes Basin.
Get to know NOAA’s Great Lakes B-WET program through this profile of grant recipient, Huron Pines, exploring Lake Huron’s Coastal Ecosystems with Michigan High School students.
- Joint Statement by Environment and Climate Change Canada and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the United States-Canada Great Lakes Water Quality AgreementApril 14, 2022
Statement issued by United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael S. Regan and Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change Steven Guilbeault.
The Invasive Carp Regional Coordinating Committee has released the 2022 Invasive Carp Action Plan which describes the activities that will be taken to protect the Great Lakes from invasive carp.
The Great Lakes Advisory Board will report and vote on its recommendations to EPA pertaining to addressing legacy phosphorus, managing excess nutrients, outreach, invasive species, outcome-based investments, and GLRI’s role in the vitality and reinvestment of Great Lakes communities.
EPA announced that Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, will receive a $6,749,825 grant to continue monitoring zooplankton, Mysis, and benthic invertebrates in the Great Lakes. EPA’s grant is funded through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, or GLRI.
Great Waters Research Collaborative Awards a Grant to Study the Performance of a Ballast Water Management System in The Great LakesMarch 28, 2022
In February 2022, the University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Lake Superior Research Institute awarded a $980,000 grant to a collaborative team consisting of VanEnkevort Tug and Barge and DESMI Ocean Guard to evaluate the operational efficacy of a ballast water management system.