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December 15, 2017
Collaboration aims to improve green shipping
December 15, 2017 - 7:00am
December 10, 2017
A caribou on Michipicoten Island in Ontario drinks out of Lake Superior. Of more than 450 caribou on the island four years ago, fewer than 100 are still alive after wolves crossed ice to the island in 2014. Wildlife experts are now deciding how to save the last Lake Superior region caribou herd. (Photo courtesy of Christian Schroeder)
Lake Superior's last caribou herds: Ontario rushes to move remaining herd to avoid wolves
December 10, 2017 - 6:00am
December 8, 2017
Waste haulers face higher fees; ratepayers stay the same
December 8, 2017 - 9:06am
December 5, 2017
Bikes in the Boundary Waters Wilderness? Bill in Congress would allow it.
December 5, 2017 - 8:40pm
December 1, 2017
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Unexpected encounter in the winter woods
December 1, 2017 - 7:00am
November 29, 2017
Minnesotan fined $1,500 for smuggling leeches into Ontario
November 29, 2017 - 10:52pm
November 28, 2017
Bear Creek in Superior is one of four Douglas County waterways that may soon be listed as “impaired” by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Phosphorus content is a concern for not only Bear Creek, but municipal water treatment facilities statewide facing new, stricter phosphorus criteria. Jed Carlson/
DNR mulls 'impaired' county waterways
November 28, 2017 - 7:00am
November 24, 2017
Photo contest focuses on river, harbor
November 24, 2017 - 8:48am
November 22, 2017
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers may again consider using dredged sand from the Duluth-Superior Harbor shipping lanes to "nourish" beaches on the Lake Superior side of Minnesota Point in Duluth, as occurred in this 2009 photo. High water levels have spurred erosion problems made worse by big storms. (Minnesota DNR photo)
Dredged sand may bolster Duluth beach eroded by high level of Lake Superior
November 22, 2017 - 11:51pm
January 15, 2014
GTAC challenges DNR over questions agency asked about proposed mine
January 15, 2014 - 10:02am
Great Lakes funding gets boost from Congress
January 15, 2014 - 8:21am
January 10, 2014
DNR nixes pier repairs for Great Lakes oil terminal in Superior
January 10, 2014 - 7:58am
January 9, 2014
Keep ash borer plans in spite of cold weather
January 9, 2014 - 5:46pm
January 2, 2014
GTAC president may face water pollution charges in Spain
January 2, 2014 - 4:35pm
December 30, 2013
Left to right, McKensie Birch, 5, smiles as Michael Krick, a work study student with the city’s Environmental Services Division, passes out coloring sheets on the water cycle and Rex the dog looks on at the Superior Public Library on Friday. Rex and a pair of bird puppets chatted with children about the importance of keeping the environment clean during an afternoon program. (Maria Lockwood)
Tidy earth keeps water clean
December 30, 2013 - 6:14pm