High Temps Drop Great Lakes Ice Coverage Under 20%, Currently Stands at 16%

Caseville Breakwall Winter 2021

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

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

Michigan House Passes Bill Damaging to Commercial Fishing, Faceoff Coming in Senate

Michigan-Legislative-Update

The Michigan House passed a trio of related bills that will cease all commercial perch fishing on the state’s Great Lakes. The “Trio” also continues to ban the taking of walleye and lake trout by the remaining 13 commercial fishing companies left in Michigan. The next step will be a vote in the Senate where it will face a competing bill that is less damaging to Michigan commercial fishing

6 Lies and Half-Truths about Great Lakes Water Use

Saginaw Bay Beach

Recently the blogosphere and news sites have been bristling that Barack Obama somehow has just now starting to allow water from Great Lakes region to be pumped and sold to China. What’s worse is that none of these blog authors are checking the facts. Their lazy practice is to re-blog someone else’s post.