When you hear the term “sustainable”, you are probably already getting a rough idea of what green waste management practices are. In simple terms, sustainability is the theory that dictates that the Earth possesses finite resources, meaning that raw materials should be used wisely. Consumption should center on diminishing the number of crude materials used in the production as well, as these are likely to come with a larger carbon footprint during manufacturing.
Will high Great Lakes ice coverage rates across the region translate into high water levels during the following summer? In a recent, “unofficial” outlook of the Great Lakes water levels, the Army Corps of Engineers – Detroit District forecasts that the Great Lakes water levels may continue to be above their long-term average for the following year should weather and ice cover conditions be similar to this past winter.
Huron County Nature Center volunteers recently completed the final boardwalk section on the new bike and hike trails. The boardwalk allows trail users to access the final two loops of the route. Trail signs are the next step of the project before Loops 4 and 5 open on Memorial Day weekend. The materials for the boardwalk … Read more