Tag Archives: Lake Ontario

The Great Lakes are in peril … again

I am about to report some distressing news about the Great Lakes, so I want to preface my comments with some counterbalancing information about the wondrous lakes we call Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie and Ontario. The Great Lakes are indescribably … Continue reading

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Taking stock of the Great Lakes on Earth Day 2013

In honor of Earth Day, I thought it appropriate to explore the current state of the Great Lakes — the good, bad and ugly. The lakes today are far healthier than in 1972, when Congress passed the federal Clean Water Act. … Continue reading

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Good news: Bald eaglets return to north shore of Lake Ontario

Here’s a bit of good news that will brighten a gray spring day in the Great Lakes region: Baby bald eagles recently hatched for the first time in decades along the north shore of Lake Ontario. The bald eagle population … Continue reading

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Crossing Lake Ontario is one of the world’s hardest swims

Swimming across Lake Ontario is one of the world’s most difficult swims, according to an interesting article on Great Lakes ECHO. Powerful currents and rapidly changing water temperatures make swimming across the lake a risky endeavor. Swimming across Lake Ontario was … Continue reading

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It’s mine, all mine! Welcome to my new blog

It’s taken way too long but I’m finally launching a personal blog, one that allows me to write whatever I want. This is going to be awesome! Why the title of All Things Great Lakes? Because the Great Lakes region … Continue reading

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