UPDATED: July 22, 2014 - 12:45pm
The Turner River in the Everglades National Park. Photo: Chancey Davis (CC-BY).
Bob Krumenaker, the superintendent of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, will begin serving as acting superintendent of the Florida Everglades National Park in Florida later this week.
UPDATED: July 21, 2014 - 7:30pm
There are walleye eating advisories in 324 lakes in the Ceded Territories. Photo: Jerry Woody (CC-BY-SA).
An update to a map with fish mercury advisories in the Ceded Territories of Wisconsin, Michigan and Minnesota shows that not much has changed.
UPDATED: July 19, 2014 - 5:00pm
The carrier Algomarine at a lock outside Saulte Ste Marie, Mich. Photo: Joel Dinda (CC-BY-NC-SA).
This June was one of the best in years for the Great Lakes shipping industry, with carriers making up for lost cargo from April and May when ice cover slowed down lake traffic.
UPDATED: July 17, 2014 - 7:15pm
The Penokee Hills are the proposed site of an open-pit iron ore mine. Photo: Rory Linnane/Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism.
Tribal leaders from Wisconsin and Michigan will meet with Environmental Protection Agency officials next month to urge them to stop mining activity in the Lake Superior region of northern Wisconsin.