The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is in its final sampling year of a tag-and-recapture study of the walleye population in the inland waterways of northern Michigan.
LANSING -- Permits have been approved for the Great Lakes Exploration Group to perform underwater test excavations to identify the shipwreck that is believed to be the Le Griffon.
EAST BAY TOWNSHIP, MICH. — Federal wildlife workers will go after one of the Great Lakes’ greatest invasive pests this week when they poison the larvae of sea lamprey in a stream feeding Lake Michigan.
Annapolis, MD, USA – June 4, 2013 – Anticipation abounded for the first ever J/70 North American Championship as the regatta reached its 90-boat entry threshold within 28 hours. Hosted by the Annapolis Yacht Club and J/70 Fleet 1, the J/70 North American Championship will take place from September 26-28, 2013.
For many, swimming and boating are synonymous with summer fun. However, there are many electrical hazards that come along with these leisurely summer activities.
TORONTO, ON – For the 2013 sun, surf, and sand season, 18 beaches and four marinas in Canada have been awarded the prestigious Blue Flag eco-certification. This internationally recognized and respected eco-label is awarded to beaches and marinas that have achieved international standards in water quality, environmental management, environmental education, and safety and services.
Bay Harbor, MI, June 3, 2013 - Bay Harbor Lake Marina will host the 11th Annual Bay Harbor In-Water Boat Show on June 14 –16, 2013. Patrons can expect to see a range of one-of-a-kind exhibitors this year, offering everything from yachts to boating goods for sale at the event.
CLAYTON, New York (May 31, 2013) – The Antique Boat Museum (ABM) based in Clayton, New York, has announced its 2013 Education Program Calendar for the summer months.
The ABM will again host a full slate of educational programs with courses ranging from boatbuilding to boater safety and youth-focused classes and activities, including Camp ABM, Teen Nights, and sailing.
Rivers and music go great together, which is why we’re excited to announce that American Rivers and The Infamous Stringdusters are teaming up for a 2013 American Rivers tour!
Over the past 25 years, environmental protection measures have greatly improved the health of the Great Lakes. However, the region’s waterways are facing new issues.
Washington Island, Door County,Wisconsin -- Sea kayakers make history Sunday, June 16, 2013,
when Washington Island Canoe and Kayak Event, www.washingtonislandcanoeandkayakevent.com
gathers a flotilla of local and internationally-known paddlers to kayak Death's Door.
DULUTH, Minn. — A new study shows that climate change could mean better conditions for some Lake Superior fish species, but worse for others.
Surface water temperatures on Lake Superior increased by about 4.5 degrees Fahrenheit between 1979 and 2006. That's one of the fastest rates of any lake on earth. The study by researchers at the University of Wisconsin shows that warming has created more suitable habitat in the lake for some fish, like Chinook salmon, walleye, and lean lake trout, but less favorable conditions for siscowet lake trout, a fatty fish that thrives in cold water.