Great Lakes scientists and researchers were planning to meet in Winnipeg, Manitoba, for the annual conference of the International Association for Great Lakes Research (IAGLR) until the COVID-19 pandemic broke out.
Over the last decade, the number of buoys reporting real-time weather observations has more than tripled from 20 in 2009 to nearly 60 in 2019.
Cleaning up Great Lakes Areas of Concern leads to reconnecting people to waterways. And that leads to community and economic revitalization.
A two-year project seeking to advance understanding and awareness of the world’s largest collection of freshwater coastal sand dunes is wrapping up.
A virulent, hardy, and aggressive aquatic invasive plant has been working its way north, approaching the Great Lakes in a few spots. The plant, called hydrilla, is the target of a binational effort to understand its spread and how it can be dealt with before it gets established.