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Spawning bed built to boost Lake Ontario walleye
The Associated Press (3/2)
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has created a spawning bed on a creek feeding Lake Ontario to help increase the lake's walleye population.

Court upholds Minnesota tribal fishing rights
Great Lakes Echo (3/2)
The federal government canít prosecute members of a Chippewa tribe who gill-netted fish on a Minnesota reservation and sold their catch off-reservation, an appeals court has ruled.

North Tonawanda officials eye improvements at Gratwick-Riverside marina
Niagara Gazette (3/2)
North Tonawanda, N.Y., is making improvements to the marina at Gratwick-Riverside Park and planning to open the docks to all boaters by late spring or early summer.

Michigan communities get funding for water trails projects
The Associated Press (3/1)
Several Michigan communities along the Great Lakes are getting a share of nearly $185,000 to create and improve water trails.

Cave-tastic! Ice caves of Lake Michigan make for a spectacular day at the beach
MLive (3/1)
Bright sunshine, blue sky and wispy white clouds - it was a perfect day at the beach. A spectacular, wintery, cave-tastic day to explore the frozen formations of Lake Michigan.

Clear sky yields great look at frozen Great Lakes
MLive (3/1)
Satellite pictures taken over the weekend are the clearest Great Lakes ice cover images yet, showing the extent to which the lakes have frozen this season.

Gogebic Taconite says Wisconsin mine isn't feasible; cites wetlands, EPA
Wisconsin State Journal (2/28)
The company that promised a huge mine in northern Wisconsin announced that it was dropping the controversial project because it is not feasible.

Bill could protect Great Lakes from invasive species
Detroit Free Press (2/27)
Vessels entering the Great Lakes through the St. Lawrence Seaway would have to flush their ballast water while still at sea ó reducing the likelihood of bringing invasive species into the Lakes ó under a measure approved by a Senate committee.

All roads lead to the Great Lakes: how invasive species get here and ways you can help
Huffington Post (2/27)
More than 180 invasive species have adopted the Great Lakes ecosystem as their home. Across the basin, people are working together to mitigate and reverse, when possible, the damage caused by invasive species.

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