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July 15, 2018

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Photo: Thank you Christian Dalbec Photography. Evening departure of the "Edgar B. Speer" from Agate Bay, Minnesota near Two Harbors, July 9th, 2018.

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Samuel Pegg

Lakehead University Student Researches Harbour Mercury Situation

The research of Lakehead University graduate student Samuel Pegg will contribute to efforts aimed at mercury cleanup in Thunder Bay Harbour. Research Focuses on Mercury Contamination in Thunder Bay Harbour Thunder Bay's "North Harbour" is both a place and an issue, and its been like that for many years. Those familiar with the situation use the term "North Harbour," in …

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A River Cleanup Success Story

Eagles are among some of the species returning to the River Raisin thanks to a successful cleanup of PCB and heavy metal contamination along with habitat restoration. These eagles were spotted at the mouth of the River Raisin during a tour sponsored by DTE Energy and Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge. Credit: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. A case study …

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2018 Wisconsin Great Waters Calendar

Check out Wisconsin's Stunning "Great Water's" Calendar

  Nine photographers earned top honors for their entries in the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources tenth annual "Wisconsin's Great Waters" photography contest. Their photos will be featured in the 16-month calendar that the DNR Office of Great Waters produces each year.  Details about the contest, along with all of this year's contest entries, can be found on the Office …

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Ballast Water Management Can't Stop at the St. Lawrence Seaway

We recently wrote about a study by the University of Wisconsin-Superior's Lake Superior Research Institute (LSRI) that highlighted the ability of cargo ships to transport invasive species via ballast water. This water, held in the base of cargo ships for stabilizing the ship when not loaded, often carries organisms and sediments from region to region, even within the Great Lakes. …

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The tug "Peninsula"

Welcome Home "Peninsula"

This Mike Antonietti video shows the tug "Peninsula" returning to Peninsula Harbour. Historical, Emotional Experience For the people of Marathon, Ontario it was an emotional occasion; a time for reclaiming their own history. For Infosuperior, it was astounding to get phone calls from as far away as British Columbia, from people who used to live on the big lake. These …

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