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Thursday, May 30th, 2024

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

Thursday, May 30th, 2024

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

Genevieve Fox

Copper mining stamp sands negatively affecting fish habitat on Michigan’s Buffalo Reef

The copper industry in Michigan began when the indigenous peoples spread their knowledge of these copper deposits to early explorers in the early 17th century, says Stephanie Swart, Lake Superior coordinator with the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE).

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Below-average ice cover on the Great Lakes negatively impacting businesses

This year’s Great Lakes ice cover is currently below average, which means a decrease in revenue for ice fishing businesses across the region.
In Michigan, winter recreation including ice fishing brings in more than $3 billion in revenue each year. James Kessler, a physical scientist at the NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Lab said the lakes got a late start with ice-making this season.

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