The Lightship Huron Still Lights the Way on the St. Clair River.

One interesting little site, located in a county park, is the Lightship Huron. Lightships are floating lighthouses that could be anchored on the lakes where it was too deep or impossible to build a lighthouse.

Current Great Lakes Ice Coverage in 2021

Ice Gulls Lake

The Detroit Army Corps of Engineers have kept records of ice coverage going back to 1973. The map shows the extent of the maximum ice cover on the Great Lakes for each year.

We are tracking the Great Lakes Ice Coverage for the Winter of 2021.

Flint Michigan Water Crisis History Timeline

Great Lakes Water

As a result of the corrosive nature of the Flint River water and mismanagement by all of the appointed emergency managers, the Flint city government and by Michigan’s Department of Environmental Quality an unknown number of children in Flint, Michigan (estimates are in the 1000’s), were exposed to dangerous amounts of lead in their drinking water over a period of 18 months.