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We’re probably undervaluing healthy lakes and rivers

Most U.S. government attempts to quantify the costs and benefits of protecting the country’s bodies of water are likely undervaluing healthy lakes and rivers, researchers argue in a new study. That’s...

The Sixth Great Lake

When you’re surrounded by the Great Lakes, there’s a tendency to fix your focus on them when the subject is water. Why not? The Lakes supply drinking water to millions,...

Public Supports Blocking Asian carp from the Great Lakes

A first-of-its-kind public opinion poll shows an overwhelming majority of people who live near the Great Lakes support immediate action to install additional structural protections that can keep Asian carp...

Great Lakes Restoration Pays for Itself

A report released Tuesday claims federal dollars invested in Great Lakes restoration efforts are returning far more back to the regional economy. The research, led by the University of Michigan’s Research...

US Poet Laureate to Visit Door County

Calling all bibliophiles and poetry lovers! Door County will have a treat on October 11 when the current US Poet Laureate, Tracy K. Smith, visits the peninsula. This public reading...

Researcher Recognized for Pollution Studies

A New York chemistry professor was recently recognized for her pioneering role in identifying microplastics as a significant pollutant in the Great Lakes. Her efforts led to limits on the...

Chaudoir Celebrates 40 Years

Gary Chaudoir celebrated 40 years working in stained glass on Aug. 29. His celebration was generously shared with Celebrate Water as he highlighted his work that features water scenes and...

Benches by the Bay Artist Honors Celebrate Water

The Sturgeon Bay Visitor Center celebrates all things fall with their 2018 Harvest Festival/Car Show & Street Art Auction on September 15. This year’s art auction features the 2018 Benches...