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Bay Harbor Welcomes Boaters

Bay Harbor Welcomes Boaters

19-Jun-2013

With concerns mounting over historic low water levels throughout the Great Lakes heading into this spring and summer, the folks at Bay Harbor Lake Marina in Bay Harbor, Michigan want boaters to know their facility is still going strong and will have no issues whatsoever welcoming boaters through...
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Microscopic Plastic Threatens Great Lakes

Microscopic Plastic Threatens Great Lakes

13-Jun-2013

The Great Lakes are becoming increasingly clogged with microscopic bits of plastic that potentially threaten the lakes’ natural ecosystem, including resident fish and plant life, according to a recent report published in The Huffington Post, huffingtonpost.com (http://www.huffingtonpost.co...
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Boat Show Sails into Bay Harbor June 14-16

Boat Show Sails into Bay Harbor June 14-16

11-Jun-2013

Bay Harbor Lake Marina will host the 11th Annual Bay Harbor In-Water Boat Show June 14-16. Patrons can expect to see a range of one-of-a-kind exhibitors this year, offering everything from yachts to boating goods for sale at the event. There will also be on-land displays with exhibitors presenti...
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Kick Start Summer at the Chicago In-Water Boat Show

Kick Start Summer at the Chicago In-Water Boat Show

10-Jun-2013

What better way to kick off summer and the start of boating season than paying a visit to the second annual Progressive Insurance Chicago In-Water Boat Show, June 13-16 at the 31st Street Harbor in Chicago. The 2013 show will feature more than 150 power- and sailboats for sale, dozens of ven...
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Art Exhibit Commemorates Battle of Lake Erie

Art Exhibit Commemorates Battle of Lake Erie

16-May-2013

The 200th anniversary of the Battle of Lake Erie — among the most famous naval encounters of the War of 1812 and the first time a squadron of British ships had even been captured — will be commemorated with a special exhibition this fall at the Toledo Museum of Art in Toledo, Ohio. ...
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Asian Carp More Prolific Than Originally Believed

Asian Carp More Prolific Than Originally Believed

15-May-2013

Experts have determined that Asian carp, the invasive species that threaten the $7 billion Great Lakes fishing industry and the safety of recreational boaters, are reproducing in more places and under a greater variety of conditions than previously believed, according to a recent report in the H...
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Dossin Great Lakes Museum Celebrates Re-opening

Dossin Great Lakes Museum Celebrates Re-opening

08-May-2013

The Dossin Great Lakes Museum on Belle Isle in Detroit, Michigan will celebrate its grand re-opening May 17 from 6-11 p.m. The event brings together some of the city’s most prominent leaders in celebration of Detroit’s rich heritage to raise funds for the Detroit Historical Society, ...
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Industry Mourns Passing of Veteran Marina Owner

Industry Mourns Passing of Veteran Marina Owner

02-May-2013

B. Hardy Bedford Jr., 73, of Spring Lake, Michigan, lost his long battle with cancer on April 2. Bedford was a more than 30-year veteran of the recreational marine industry and former Michigan marina owner who loved the water and was truly passionate about boating. A resident of the tri-citi...
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Lake Levels Rise Slightly

Lake Levels Rise Slightly

21-Apr-2013

Water levels in Lakes Michigan and Huron rose slightly in the month of February from the previous month’s record lows, but they and all the other Great Lakes will remain far below average heading into the prime spring and summer boating months, according to a recent report in the Detroit F...
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SS <em>Badger</em> Reaches Agreement with EPA

SS Badger Reaches Agreement with EPA

01-Apr-2013

Lake Michigan Carferry has signed a Consent Decree with the U.S. Department of Justice and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that will require the SS Badger to end its ash discharge into Lake Michigan within two years time. “The resolution of this issue has taken far longer tha...
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