Monthly Archives: February 2014

Report: Lake Erie’s health threatened, needs nutrient diet

Report: Lake Erie’s health threatened, needs nutrient dietThe quality of water in Lake Erie has been falling for a decade and decisive government action is needed, a new report says.

By |February 28th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Importance of Streams

Small streams are seen everywhere across the US, but their role in keeping our nation’s waterways healthy can be easily forgotten.  According to the Environmental Protection Agency, approximately 117 million people get some of their drinking water from sources that rely on streams.  Many people directly rely on streams to provide for their drinking […]

By |February 22nd, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.

John Muir

By |February 19th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Michigan rivers polluted by human, animal waste more than double previous estimates

Michigan rivers polluted by human, animal waste more than double previous estimatesOver 7,000 miles of rivers in the state are documented with high levels of pathogens. More ominous: Most rivers have yet to be tested for fecal matter. “The more you look, the more you find.”

By |February 16th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.

Margaret Mead

By |February 7th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What Happens to All the Salt We Dump On the Roads?

What Happens to All the Salt We Dump On the Roads?In the U.S., road crews scatter about 137 pounds of salt per person annually to melt ice. Where does it go after that?

By |February 3rd, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments