Great Lakes Today

Firefly numbers on the rise this summer

Jul 18, 2018
Flickr User Katja Schulz /

Whether you call it a lightning bug or a firefly -- or perhaps by its scientific name, Lampyridae -- chances are you’ve had some experience with the tiny flying insect that flashes and blinks its way through summer evenings.

Scientists forecast significant algae bloom on Lake Erie

Jul 13, 2018
flickr user: NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory /

Scientists predict a significant harmful algae bloom for western Lake Erie this year.

Erosion threatens coastal property along Great Lakes

Jun 15, 2018
flickr useR: soil science /

Lisa Kenion lives in Euclid, right off of Lake Erie. She’s a member of the Moss Point Beach Club, a neighborhood with a private little patch of lakefront property.

Lake Ontario flood threat decreases

Jun 14, 2018
Veronica Volk

It looks like Lake Ontario may have already reached its peak high for the season, which is good news for lakefront home owners and business owners.

Huge pot farm coming to Great Lakes region

May 29, 2018
flickr user: Seattle City Council /

Take a drive through the picturesque landscape of Niagara on the Lake and you’ll see acres of vineyards, farms and wineries.