RACINE — Sinking lake levels, built-up sediment and a deteriorating boat ramp. Those are the issues the city and county are partnering up to fix — by July 1 of next year or sooner, if all goes according to plan — with the county taking the lead.
County Public Works and Development Services Director Julie Anderson outlined a tentative timeline Wednesday for dredging the small boat basin and repairing the boat ramp at Pershing Park, projects the county says are imperative to the continued success of big events such as Salmon-A-Rama.
LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WKBW) During a kick-off ceremony that included a ride on a tugboat named the "Dewitt Clinton," Lockport Mayor Michael Tucker, along with State and local officials, announced the start of a $1.7 million dollar construction project to restore the "Flight of Five" locks.
Built in 1864, the locks were part of the original Erie Canal system that allowed boats to travel from New York City, up over the escarpment, to the Great Lakes.
Think you know a lot about fish? The University of Wisconsin-Madison has a tool that could help even the most knowledgeable fish enthusiast identify and differentiate between species in the Great Lakes region.
A new smart phone application and online tool, “Wisconsin Fish,” helps users identify and learn about 174 different fish found in the state. Users can search fish by name or appearance, and find facts, FAQ’s and slideshows on the online version.
I won't say that optimism was his theme, exactly, and certainly there was no suggestion that Minnesota relax any of its efforts to keep Asian carp from colonizing its waterways.
But the overall picture that Duane Chapman laid out in his talk in St. Paul Tuesday night, on the subject of "Biology and Management of Asian Carps: Lessons for Minnesota," was certainly more nuanced, way more interesting and markedly less dismal than the usual disaster scenarios we hear.
Submit your fish recipe to win $100! Minnesota Sea Grant and Northland’s NewsCenter invites the public to submit their best fish recipes for the Hooked on Fish Recipe Contest.