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Invasive Grass Carp Threatens Georgian Bay

July 29, 2019 9:05 am

By Mary Muter, Chair, Georgian Bay Great Lakes Foundation What is the biggest threat to Georgian Bay’s high quality wetlands and the fishery? Is it climate change? Is it low water levels? Is it development? Is it Phragmites? No - it is none of these. It is the voracious and invasive Grass Carp that are... View Article

Canadian and American Mayors Call for Urgent Action Against Asian Carp

June 27, 2019 3:58 pm

Sheboygan, WI, June 6, 2019 - As part of the 16th Annual Conference of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River Cities Initiative, held June 5-7 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, US and Canadian Mayors joined together in making an urgent call for action against Asian Carp. Mayors from the U.S. and Canada signed the "Mayors’ Declaration... View Article

Georgian Bay Great Lakes Foundation Meets With Canadian Section IJC Chair Walker and Staff

April 9, 2018 5:17 pm

On January 24, 2018  Mary Muter, Chair of the Georgian Bay Great Lakes Foundation’ arranged a meeting with the International Joint Commission (IJC) in Ottawa, so I ( Bill Bialkowski) could present the latest results of hydraulic modeling work on the St. Clair River and the potential impacts on the water levels of Lakes Michigan-Huron... View Article

150 Years – Bad Environmental Beginning-Towards a Better Future

July 1, 2017 1:19 pm

150 years ago, humans began to interfere with the natural depth and flow of the St. Clair River by mining the gravel of its river bed for road construction.  This ongoing meddling with nature culminated in 1962 with the final dredging for the St. Lawrence Seaway Project.  As a result, the St. Clair River is... View Article