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.

9 Marvelous Great Lakes Beaches You Should Visit in 2021

Great Lakes Beaches - From Pixabay CC0

If you have lived and traveled in the Great Lakes region I think you will agree that there are some pretty amazing sites to explore. This may be the reason that so many folks in the upper lakes don’t venture far during family vacations. There is simply too much awesomeness that one must not miss. Here are 8 of the most unique beaches in the Great Lakes region.

2012 Great Lake Water Levels Drop – Marina’s Scramble

Sailboats Out on the Hard on Saginaw Bay

Five years ago the entire Great Lakes was witness to low water levels not seen since 1964. Marina’s were dredging, boats were being damaged on shallow reefs not seen a generation and lake shipping was facing hard times.  

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.

Lake Huron Water Levels Approached Historic Lows

Lake Huron Water Level Graph

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reporting water levels in Lakes Michigan and Huron are 11 inches below its level of a year ago. Lakes St. Clair, Erie, and Ontario are 11, 13, and 12 inches, respectively, lower than their levels of a year ago. Over the next month, Lake Superior is forecasted to … Read more