As climate change intensifies existing challenges and presents new ones in the Great Lakes basin, there is an opportunity to learn from those whose history is intertwined with the region’s lands and waters.
The Public Advisory Group appointed by the International Joint Commission (IJC) to assist with finding potential improvements to the regulation of Lake Ontario outflows held its first meeting on June 30. The meeting was held online.
Wet conditions throughout the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River basin in the spring of 2019 resulted in record or near-record high water levels this past summer on all of the Great Lakes.
When water supplies exceed capacity in the Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River system, water levels rise. When this happens, regulation is looked to as the solution. But during periods of extreme water supply, the ability of regulated outflows to influence Lake Ontario levels is greatly diminished…
Construction may begin as soon as 2020 on FishPass, a first-of-its-kind fish sorting system to be constructed in the Boardman River in downtown Traverse City, Michigan.
Were you impacted by high water levels along the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River shoreline in 2019?
The International Joint Commission has announced plans to add two new members to the International Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River (LOSLR) Board.
Climate experts and IJC board members are working to assess the impacts of future flooding in the Lake Champlain-Richelieu River (LCRR) basin.