Tag Archives: Great Lakes

Standup Paddleboard Expedition for Great Lakes Research

SUP for Great Lakes research

This June, Joe Lorenz, Kwin Morris and Jeff Guy plan to paddleboard across Lake Erie, traversing international waters and rough waves and dodging toxic algae blooms, all in an effort to raise awareness of Great Lakes environmental issues. Their goal is to fundraise $10,000 for the Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research. They’ll begin their adventure at Belle Isle State Park, home of the Dawson Great Lakes Museum, and

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Capitol Hill Ocean Week Starts Today

Capitol Hill Ocean Week (CHOW) brings together national and global stakeholders to address pressing science, conservation and management issues facing the ocean and Great Lakes. The event is convened by the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation every June. This year, CHOW is focused on the changing ocean, restoration of the ocean and Great Lakes and working together for sustainable waters. Join

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Lake Champlain Sea Grant Achieves Institutional Status

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the National Sea Grant College Program announce the designation of the Lake Champlain Sea Grant program as a Sea Grant Institute. Lake Champlain Sea Grant earned the honor as an Institutional Program for demonstrating excellence in research, education and public service dedicated to the environmentally responsible management and development of the Nation’s

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Canadian Coast Guard Gets Supply Deals for Icebreaking and Services

The Government of Canada is taking steps to increase its capability to deliver critical services on Canada’s waterways. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) and the Canadian Coast Guard have concluded two supply arrangements (SAs) for additional marine services such as icebreaking and aids to navigation. Starting this winter, the Coast Guard will be able to provide taskings under the SAs to available private

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