Great Lakes Today

“Biggest Week” brings flock of birders to Ohio

May 10, 2018
flickr user bombman /

It’s a special time of year for migratory birds.

Women in STEM battle gender bias

Apr 25, 2018
flickr user: University of Liverpool Faculty of Health & Life Sciences /

The STEM fields – science, technology, engineering and math – have traditionally been dominated by men. And that can make it tough for women to break in – or gain respect. The Me Too movement is highlighting those issues. And some female professionals in the Great Lakes Region have their own stories about the culture of gender bias.

In northern Michigan, people who live near a landfill have been dealing with contaminated drinking water for decades. A new plan for the landfill makes them even more concerned. 

Pollution cleanup progresses along Lake Ontario

Mar 8, 2018
Caitlin Whyte

Just off Lake Ontario in Irondequoit Bay, Dave Hulburt is showing me around the BayCreek Paddling Center.

Out on farmland in western New York, near the shore of Lake Erie, is Five & 20 Spirits and Brewing. Here, they make more than just booze. They also raise fish.