More money for Michigan's coastal areas Michigan Radio (8/11) Fifteen coastal projects in Michigan have landed more than $927,000 of federal money. The projects include restoring critical dune areas, improving access to the Headlands Dark Sky Park west of Mackinaw City, and planning a water trail around Beaver Island.
EPA awards grants throughout Lake Erie shoreline The News-Herald (8/10) Legislators at the national level and local public officials are working together through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative in an effort to maintain the health of Lake Erie and its coast.
Green Bay is "ground zero" for invasive reeds Green Bay Press-Gazette (7/29) In Wisconsin, nearly 800 acres of shoreline, public park land and private property in the area has been overrun by an invasive, giant grass reed known for destroying native ecosystems and fueling wildfires.
Sarnia to Tobermory action plan in the works for Lake Huron Blackburn News (7/27) The CEO of the Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation has just sent invitations to representatives of each of the Ontario municipalities along the Lake Huron shoreline from Sarnia to Tobermory to attend a meeting to get them talking about common problems along the shoreline.