Saturday, December 7, 2019

Tag: Lake Erie

Farmers, Cities Team Up to Help Meet 40 Per Cent Target

The Thames River Phosphorus Reduction Collaborative (PRC) is moving into the next phase in developing practical ways to reduce the amount of phosphorus getting...

Lake Erie Action Plan to Reduce Phosphorus Loads by 40%

The governments of Canada and Ontario have released the final Lake Erie Action Plan. The plan identifies more than 120 federal, provincial, and partner actions...

A New Report Details Phosphorus Transmission to Lake Erie

Today, the International Joint Commission (IJC) released its report, Fertilizer Application Patterns and Trends and Their Implications for Water Quality in the Western Lake...

Grand River Secures $40K From Federal Government for Lake Erie

The Grand River Conservation Authority has received $40,000 from the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change to contribute to the goals of the Lake Erie...

Evaluating the Costs of Cutting Phosphorus in Ontario

Nutrient loadings (particularly phosphorus) from human, agricultural, and industrial waste, combined with climate change, changes in land use patterns, and invasive species are creating...

Ontario Environmental Commissioner Reports on Nutrient Pollution

Algal blooms are a frequent and wide-spread problem that is hurting the Ontario economy, threatening human and ecological health, and Ontario's Environmental Commissioner is demanding...

Research on HABS and Lake Erie Water Quality

Water quality conditions in Lake Erie continue to pose health risks for Ohioans in coastal communities that use the lake as their drinking water...

Blue-Green Algae, Cyanobacteria Identified in Lower Thames

The Lower Thames Conservation Authority (LTVCA) has confirmed that the Thames River is experiencing a toxic blue-green algae event. On  August 28, LTVCA staff noted...

Risk of Phragmites in the Great Lakes Basin

In April, the Great Lakes Ecological Forecasting project based at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Centre, published Bogged Down in Phragmites: Assessing Risk in the...

Great Lakes Waterfront Trail Named Ontario Trail of Distinction

Waterfront Regeneration Trust is honoured to announce that the Great Lakes Waterfront Trail has been recognized by the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport (MTCS)...

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