Nonprofit makes kits available for waterway cleanups

Check out the original article by EGLE here:   Want to clean up a Michigan river and don’t know where to start? Michigan Waterways Stewards (MWS) has your back. The Lansing-based […]

NOAA Predicts a Moderate Harmful Algal Bloom for Lake Erie this Summer

Visit NOAA’s website for the original article: Western Lake Erie is projected to experience a moderate harmful algal bloom (HAB) this summer, according to the first 2023 Lake Erie […]

Manitowoc: Here’s why it’s unlawful to put grass clippings in city streets and what risks it poses.

Please see original article here: MANITOWOC – City of Manitowoc is again reminding residents it is unlawful to place grass clippings in city streets and alleys. When mowing your […]

This Earth Day, celebrate the Year of Clean Water

Original post by EGLE on April 20, 2023. Link to original article at bottom   Gov. Whitmer has proclaimed the Year of Clean Water in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Federal Clean […]

Spring Has Sprung. Spruce Up Your Sprinklers!

Original article posted by WaterSense, check out the original article here: WaterSense Spruce up your Sprinklers Rising temperatures mean that irrigation season is right around the corner! Before jumping back […]

Multi-million dollar restoration projects proposed for the Saginaw Bay watershed; paid with settlement money from corporate polluters

Check out the original article by Michigan Radio Written by Lester Graham from Michigan Radio   A new phase of restoration along polluted areas stretching from Midland to Saginaw to […]

MSU Opens New Sea Lamprey Lab

MSU at forefront of sea lamprey eradication efforts Article by – Justin Whitmore Check out the Article where it was originally posted by MSU For more than two decades, Michigan […]

Only 2 of 5 Great Lakes have ‘Good’ Ecosystems

As the Great Lakes state, we put a lot of pride into the 5 Lakes but some of our lakes are struggling to keep their ecosystems healthy and thriving. Lake […]

Just being near water can help boost mental health — even virtually

By Sarah Jacoby Simply being in nature may be one of the best — and most accessible — ways to boost your mental health. And being around water has particular benefits, research […]

EGLE presents educational webinar series on Lake Erie algal blooms

It’s become a frustrating cycle: Each summer since the 1990s, communities in the Western Lake Erie Basin watch and wait to see if another toxic algal bloom will contaminate their […]