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US Army Corps of Engineers Water Level Forecast

US Army Corps of Engineers Water Level Forecast:  Lakes Michigan-Huron for November 8th are an inch below the levels of a month ago. The levels forecasted are below their November record high monthly average by 8 inches. The lakes are 15 inches above their average levels for November 8. In a month’s time, Lakes Michigan-Huron, are forecast to 2 - 3 inches lower their current level.  Read More 2019 TNN Autumn News

TNN 2020 – Please Donate

TNN 2020 – Please  Donate – TNN advances local interests in stable beaches, cleaner water, and a more natural water level range.  As a 501(c)(3),TNN advocates coastal prosperity and blended natural and engineered solutions.  Request. Gifts of $200, $100 or more move the TNN agenda - any amount is welcome.  Read More 2019 TNN Autumn News

Macro organism study at EASTB shore

Macro organism study at EASTB shore. ‘Macros’ were sampled from floating debris, woody debris, and small cobble.  TNN funded this assessment of density and health of aquatic  food web near shore; four new locations to be studied next season.  Quagga mussels are believed to have destroyed the food web.  Read More 2019 TNN Autumn News

Quagga mussel control test

Quagga mussel control test in Good Harbor Bay near Sleeping Bear Dunes. Goal: Evaluate controls for invasive deep-water quagga mussels in coastal, naturally rocky, reef habitats. In short, learn to kill Quagga where they live - restore macro-invertebrate life for kids at play alongshore and restore the food web for fishery and sport fishing. Read More 2019 TNN Autumn News

NY State sues International Commission on L. Ontario flooding

NY State sues International Commission on L. Ontario flooding.  Officials claim in their suit, poor management by the IJC over-seeing the Great Lakes led to hundreds of millions of dollars in property damage due to flooding in three years. The suit claims blame for rising waters lies with high precipitation with which IJC was unable to contend. Read More 2019 TNN Autumn News