Latest Lake Superior Stories
Throughout the overlooked depths of Lake Michigan and other Great Lakes, a small but important animal is rapidly disappearing.
By Sam Cook, Duluth News-Tribune, Minn. Feb. 17--Most of the ice on Lake Superior this winter is unreliable. It's there one day, blown out the next. Or it's there one day, then piled up in crinkly windrows along shore the next. It isn't the kind of ice a trout angler can count on.
Six quadrillion gallons of water. That's a 6 followed by 15 zeroes. And to a drought-stricken Southeast and perennially parched Southwest, it's very tempting.
Video images from the St. Clair River bottom show no evidence of erosion causing water levels on Lakes Michigan and Huron to drop, scientists working for a U.S.-Canadian advisory group said Thursday.
Because of its isolation, the Isle Royale National Park is an ideal setting for wildlife study - and researchers are noting a troubling development: the island's wolf and moose populations are declining.
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By Jonathan Spicer TORONTO (Reuters) - Several massive vessels have run aground on Michigan's Saginaw River this shipping season, caught in shallow waters a few miles from Lake Huron.
Several massive vessels have run aground on Michigan's Saginaw River this shipping season, caught in shallow waters a few miles from Lake Huron.
Lake Superior has a new native resident. Itâ€™s been hanging around the shore for years, but until now it was regarded as an intercontinental drifter, not a homegrown local.
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Long-distance swimmer Jim Dreyer survived rip currents and the chilly waters of Lake Superior to complete a U.S.-Canada crossing of the largest of the Great Lakes, a supporter said on Thursday.
Isle Royal National Park is located in the state of Michigan in the United States. The park contains 571,790 acres of land and water. Its mains feature is Isle Royale, the largest island in Lake Superior that stretches over forty-five miles. The park also contains four hundred smaller islands and the water that connects them. The park was established in 1940, designated as a Wilderness Area in 1976, and designated as an International Biosphere Reserve in 1980. Isle Royal once hosted a...
The Sea Lamprey (Petromyzon marinus), is a parasitic lamprey found on the Atlantic coasts of Europe and North America, in the western Mediterranean Sea, and in the Great Lakes. Sea lampreys are considered a pest invasive species in the Great Lakes region. The species is native to the inland Finger Lakes and Lake Cosco in New York and Vermont. It is not clear whether it is native to Lake Safeway, where it was first noticed in the 1830s, or whether it was introduced through the Ernie's...
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