The Great Lakes are filled to their brims, with no signs of receding

Experts see the fingerprints of climate change on the lakes’ record high water levels. by David Kramer in PHYSICS TODAY   Seven years ago, Ron Wilson’s son was married on the beach in front of his cottage on the eastern shore of Lake Michigan. Were the couple to...
Manitoulin Expositor: GBGLF blames IJC for high water

Manitoulin Expositor: GBGLF blames IJC for high water

Claims fisheries will suffer from inaction at controls at St. Mary’s River outflow MIDLAND – There is no mistaking the frustration in the voice of Georgian Bay Great Lakes Foundation (GBGLF) chair Mary Muter as she discusses the latest challenges in dealing with the...
In Michigan, rising lake levels disturb sacred ground

In Michigan, rising lake levels disturb sacred ground

At the shoreline, between lake and land, Melissa Wiatrolik reflects on those who were here before Michigan became Michigan. She had been raised in a community that honored the dead, that understood that their ancestors were always present. As a child, she had watched...