Happy World Wetlands Day!
Wetlands provide habitat for a mind-boggling number of plant, insect and animal species; improve water quality in our rivers and lakes; help manage flooding and droughts.
Meaningful algae action plans need to be part of the Great Lakes Protection Act
If enough of us continue to share our concern for the Lake then we can get the plans, policies and actions necessary for a healthy Lake Erie!
Anniversary of Pelee Island algal bloom a reminder that action needed
On the 2nd anniversary of a toxic algal bloomthat closed beaches and left Pelee Island residents without safe water for days, environmental groups are calling for a strong action plan to protect this Great Lake.
Lake Erie algal bloom forecast: not a cause for celebration
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) forecasts a mild to moderate algae season in the western Lake Erie basin this year, which typically lasts from July through mid-October.
Groups propose solutions to stop toxic algal blooms on Lake Erie
The week of August 25, 2015 marks the one year anniversary of an algal bloom that put 90 per cent of the private wells on Pelee Island at risk for more than two weeks.
Time to clean up Lake Erie's eerie waters
Sunday’s Globe and Mail Editorial on Lake Erie shines a much needed spotlight on a critical issue affecting the health and drinking water of millions of people.