North America’s Great Lakes are the world’s most significant freshwater habitat. The Great Lakes also support a $7 billion commercial and recreational fishing industry. It’s been challenging to estimate fish… Read More »Sailboat Drones Begin Fish Count in Lakes Huron-Michigan
News and stories about the Great Lakes.
High water levels in the Great Lakes have created many changes. Especially on Lake Huron. Of the 2021 drownings, 15 occurred in Lake Michigan, compared to 12 a year ago.… Read More »Number of Drownings in Great Lakes Jumps in 2021, Nonprofit Says
The Michigan DEQ offers an updated listing of all beach closures and advisories. Thumbwind is offing this service in 2021.
Fort Gratiot was built by the U.S. Army in 1814 to guard the strategic junction of Lake Huron and the St. Clair river.
Enbridge drilling operations hit an aquifer on Tuesday, July 6, 2021. Crews are seen drilling mud in a video of the site.
Learning the major effects of ice on the Great Lakes will be crucial. Access to ice cover data is essential. Ice on the Fantastic Lakes impacts many societal benefits provided by the lakes, from hydropower generation to commercial freight to commercial and recreational fishing. Thumbwind has been tracking the 2021s Great Lakes Ice Coverage.
Sill break walls along the Lake Michigan shore is a natural-looking method of holding and collecting beach sand and prevent erosion. Lake Huron residents may find it a suitable option for their beach or lake easement property
Thumbwind – Finding Fun in Michigan’s Thumb Four Michigan State legislators demand the restoration of commercial fishing licenses for 13 fisher operations left in Michigan. The post 4 Michigan Legislators… Read More »Michigan Legislators Demand DNR Restore Commercial Fishing Licenses
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.
Authorities warn to use extreme caution when snowmobiling on lake ice in the Great Lakes region.