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What's New
Green Bay continues push to remove lead water pipes
Green Bay Press Gazette (5/12)
The water utility has been whittling away at replacing lead pipes since 1990. It had 4,400 in 1990 and cut that down to just under 2,000 by the end of 2015.

Flooding, erosion crippling home assessment values
WHAM Rochester (5/12)
There is a new burden for homeowners along Lake Ontario who are already faced with flooding and erosion. Property assessments in many lake shore communities are not what they were just weeks ago.

Great Lakes clean water project in jeopardy, officials warn
CBS Chicago (5/10)
Trump wants the $300 million annual program gone, as part of his cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency. The administration wants to return the responsibility for funding local environmental efforts to the states.

Shipping delays expected
Welland Tribune (5/3)
Ships on the Welland Canal in Ontario might see a delay of one to two hours in moving through the flight locks in Thorold, the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corp. said in a notice.

Tug boats cover 3,000 miles battling waves, seasickness to reach Muskegon
MLive (4/6)
Two tug boats recently took up residence at Mart Dock in Muskegon, Michigan. Their arrival marked the end of a blustery cold 21-day, 3,000-mile journey from Staten Island, New York.

Soo Locks reevaluation underway
Sault Ste. Marie Evening News (4/5)
Officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are optimistic that federal funding will eventually make it to Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, for the construction of a new lock.

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Ferries
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Bruce County Tourism
Sailing, cruise and ferry information on Lake Huron and Georgian Bay.

Chi-Cheemaun Ferry Service
Provides ferry service between Manitoulin Island and Tobermory.

Drummond Island Ferry Schedule
Summer and winter schedules for the ferry running between DeTour, Michigan, and Drummond Island.

Ferries Operating in Wisconsin
Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Listing and contact information for ferries operating in Wisconsin.

Lake Erie Ferry Boats
Travel Lake Erie
Information on ferry services available from the northern Ohio county of Erie to various Lake Erie islands.

Lake Express Muskegon and Milwaukee Ferry
City of Muskegon
Find information on the ferry ship, schedules and rates, photo galleries and more!

Lake Michigan Car ferry
Schedule, fare and other information for this car ferry service on Lake Michigan between Ludington, Michigan, and Manitowoc, Wisconsin.

Mackinac Island Tourism
Visit Mackinac Island and experience the sites and sounds of a bygone era.

Madeline Island Ferry Line
A ferry service between Madeline Island and Bayfield, the site provides ferry schedule, rate and area information.

Miller Ferry
Miller Boat Line
Miller Boat Line invites you to spend a fun-filled day on an island in Ohio at Put-in-Bay! View the 2004 ferry schedule, group package information and many other helpful links for tourists.

Toronto Island Ferry Service
The Toronto Island Ferry offers frequent public service to the Toronto Islands, landing at Hanlan's Point, Centre Island and Ward's Island ferry docks.

Washington Island Ferry, Inc.
Information on ferry schedules, group tours, and Washington Island activities and accommodations.

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GLIN: Boating in the Great Lakes Region
GLIN: Cruises in the Great Lakes Region

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