Tag: Great Lakes

March 22, 2023April 24, 2023

Agricultural Conservation Efforts Combat Lake Erie’s Toxic Algae

Every year, Lake Erie’s algae bloom threatens the health and drinking water of more than 11 million people. Watch this short video featuring Anne Schechinger and Ethan Bahe from Environmental Working Group who created a model that’s being used by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Department of Environment, Great Lakes,...

February 17, 2023February 17, 2023

The Great Lakes Way®

The Great Lakes Way® will be an interconnected set of 156 miles of blueways and 160 miles of greenways stretching from southern Lake Huron through western Lake Erie. All residents and visitors of Southeast Michigan will be able to connect to and benefit from the world-class freshwater, wildlife, recreation, and heritage right in our backyard...

November 2, 2022November 17, 2022

Healthy Urban Waters Addresses Detroit River Contaminants

More than six million people rely on the Detroit River for drinking water. The research group Healthy Urban Waters at Wayne State University is trying to make this natural resource healthier by testing for and monitoring key contaminants of emerging concern. Watch this brief video to learn more about their efforts to protect this vital...