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Homeowners Near the Great Lakes Face a ‘Very Scary’ Challenge

Homeowners Near the Great Lakes Face a ‘Very Scary’ Challenge: How do you handle a generation’s worth of water level change in a few years?  Great Lakes states have endured two years of the wettest conditions in 124 years.  Clark Twp. Supervisor says of ‘adaptive management’, “you’re either adapting or managing; together it’s a train wreck”. Read More 2020 TNN Winter News

TNN 2020 - Gifts of $150 power field work

TNN 2020 - Gifts of $150 power field work to: Assess reefs, sandbars, aquatic life, and EASTB coastal watershed plan. But only with you as Donors partnered with:  STEM fans, scientists, volunteers, schools alongshore Elk Rapids- Norwood.  PAY PAL on TNN website – Checks use Form.  Giving with employer match, IRA, 401k?  Contact  TNN.Mich@gmail.com :Read More 2020 TNN Winter News

Excess water in L. Superior?

Excess water in L Superior? Officials  dump it into overflowing L. Michigan - Huron.  Heavy rain/snow lead to rising waters and erosion, but L. Superior outflow makes the problem worse reports the Chicago Tribune.  Official records show that last year’s water releases from L. Superior into L.  Michigan/Huron was the highest in 32 years.  Read More 2019 TNN Autumn News

Water diversions into the Great Lakes

Water diversions into the Great Lakes. Control of diverted water lies solely with the Canadian Government. During times of emergency there has been cooperation in 1952, 1973 and 1985, when Canada temporarily halted the Long Lac – Ogoki diversions to combat problems caused by high water.  Canada has not acted this yearRead More 2019 TNN Autumn News

Crisis high water, high winds – local shore owners build sea walls

Crisis high water, high winds – local shore  owners build sea walls. Local EASTB shore owners were forced to invest over     $20,000 in new sea walls to protect homes and property.  TNN estimates the number of seawalls doubled this autumn from the seven  percent hardened alongshore in the mid 1980’s. Read More 2019 TNN Autumn News