Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk, and West Beach will be closed on March 23 at Indiana Dunes National Park
TwoVerbs Staff Writer
New assistance is available that can help keep struggling Michigan renters in their homes. Around $622 million will be distributed through the COVID Emergency Rental Assistance program. Comments from Eva Rohlman, outreach services director, Mid Michigan Community Action; and Kelly Rose, chief housing solutions officer, Michigan State Housing Development Authority.
Dabls Mbad African Bead Museum in Detroit is dedicated to exhibiting a culture that extends some 8,000 miles away in Africa.
Minong Mine Copper Mining District, part of Isle Royale National Park, has been designated a National Historic Landmark (NHL). The designation celebrates the national significance of Indigenous and historic copper mining that occurred at the Minong Mine. Minong is the Ojibwe term for Isle Royale.
26 Minnesota fishermen were rescued when an iceberg broke away from the Lake Superior shore. Rescue crews returned the fishermen to shore by boat.
General Motors plans to generate or source all electrical power for its 350 operations in 59 countries with 100 percent renewable energy — such as wind, sun, and landfill gas — by 2050. General Motors is working to fight climate change and reduce its environmental impact. As a result, GM is working to reduce emissions is through alternative sources of energy that produce no greenhouse gas emissions.
Consumers Energy announced Gratiot Farms Wind Project is operational and contributes 150 megawatts of renewable energy to Michigan customers. Gratiot Farms Wind Project went online on December 16 and featured 60 turbines with a 150-megawatt capacity, enough to power about 58,000 residents.
The Detroit Army Corps of Engineers has kept records of ice coverage going back to 1973. The map shows the extent of the maximum ice cover on the Great Lakes for each year.We are tracking the Great Lakes Ice Coverage for the Winter of 2021.
The next time you brush your teeth or wash your face, you may be contributing to adding microplastic into the Great Lakes. The New York Times reports that microplastics are… Read More »Are the Great Lakes a Microplastic Soup With PFAS On the Side?
Indiana Dunes National Park will receive more than $26,000 in financial assistance in 2021 from the non-profit group, Friends of Indiana Dunes, Inc.