April 10 Webinar – Lake Superior: A Warming Ecosystem

  Participation: To participate, please register at: https://attendee.gotowebin ar.com/register/81312242200697 37986. Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. The seminar is presented through the efforts of: The Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystems Research NOAA – Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory University of Michigan – Natural Resources and Environment Presenter: Dr. Robert […]

Wisconsin Mayor to Lead Great Lakes – St. Lawrence Cities Initiative

The Great Lakes St. Lawrence Cities Initiative has announced selection of John Dickert as the organization’s next President and Chief Administrative Officer. Dickert will succeed David Ullrich, who will step down from his position this summer as Executive Director after fourteen years and will continue as a Senior Advisor to the Cities Initiative. Currently serving […]

Nipigon Conversation About Climate & Weather – March 29

Join Kelsey Jones-Casey, a Fullbright Fellow at Lakehead University, for a conversation about climate and weather variability in our region, and how it is impacting our well-being. The session takes place from 7 to 9 p.m. on March 29th at the Township of Nipigon Office, 52 Front St, Nipigon, Ontario. Kelsey will be guiding group […]

New 3′ Video Highlights St. Marys River Restoration

A new 3′ video about St. Marys River restoration was released on March 13th by The Great Lakes Commission and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The rich history of the St. Marys River includes developments like locks for shipping, hydro-electric power generation, “compensating works” which assist in managing Lake Superior water levels, also industry […]

Roundtable Discussions: What Can we Do About Mercury in Our Water?

On Monday, March 7th Lakehead University hosted a roundtable discussion at Thunder Bay Art Gallery entitled “What Can We Do About Mercury In Our Water?” The event was held as part of Lakehead University’s Research and Innovation Week. The focus of this year’s event was sustainability. The talk was well-attended by people genuinely concerned with […]

Risk Communication Research & Thunder Bay Harbour Mercury

Communicating risk: Lakehead University masters student Samuel Pegg outlines research associated with mercury contamination in Thunder Bay Harbour (3′). Lakehead University graduate student Samuel Pegg (Masters of Northern Environments and Cultures) will be researching how various risks are currently understood and communicated in the Thunder Bay Area of Concern. Four hundred thousand cubic meters of […]

Great Lakes Watershed Field Course for Teachers

  Priority is given to schools in  Great Lakes Areas of Concern, but teachers everywhere in the Great Lakes region are encouraged to apply for the 4 day (June 26 – 29) Watershed Field Course outlined below. The course is offered by the Inland Seas Education Association. Do you want your students to learn how […]

March 6 & 7 Mercury Round Table/Student Presentation

The public is welcome to a round table discussion entitled, “What Can We Do About Mercury in our Water,” which will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. on March 6th at the Thunder Bay Art Gallery, 1080 Keewatin Street, on the Confederation College campus. “It’s not just a local area or a local source […]

Watershed Webcasts

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will be hosting a webcast on the new tool “Model My Watershed” on Thursday, March 9 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. EDT. “Model My Watershed” is a user friendly, online watershed modeling application that allows users to learn how land use and soil together determine whether rainfall infiltrates into […]

March 8/9: Low Impact Development Workshop

Please join EcoSuperior, the City of Thunder Bay, Confederation College and Lakehead University on March 8th & 9th for an informative 2-day training workshop on Low Impact Development (LID) Stormwater Management. Training will be provided by Credit Valley Conservation, a leader in Low Impact Development in Ontario. The workshop will take place at Confederation College […]