Here’s how your ideas could help save Lake Superior’s Buffalo Reef

February 20, 2019 | Jim Malewitz|  Michigan Environment Watch| Bridge Magazine Here's how your ideas could help save Lake Superior's Buffalo Reef Bob Regis, a Northern Michigan University geologist who owns a summer home in Lake Linden along Lake Superior’s Grand Traverse Bay, can no longer see the home from the water. That’s because more … Continue reading Here’s how your ideas could help save Lake Superior’s Buffalo Reef

New findings suggest trees are ‘our most powerful weapon in the fight against climate change’, says scientist

Massive restoration of world’s forests would cancel out a decade of CO2 emissions, analysis suggests February 18, 2019 | Josh Gabbatiss Washington DC | independent.co.uk [Excerpt] New findings suggest trees are 'our most powerful weapon in the fight against climate change', says scientist Replenishing the world’s forests on a grand scale would suck enough carbon dioxide … Continue reading New findings suggest trees are ‘our most powerful weapon in the fight against climate change’, says scientist

Wind power policies bring big costs and questionable benefits

February 14, 2019 | Matthew Lau | torontosun.com Governments of all political stripes in Canada have supported expanding wind power to reduce greenhouse gas emissions — from the federal Liberals and Alberta NDP to even, at times, the conservative Saskatchewan Party. But is it a good idea to make Canadians pay more for energy in order … Continue reading Wind power policies bring big costs and questionable benefits

Oklahoma moves forward on stricter Wind Regulations

Breezing through committee: Bills establishing stricter regulation of wind power move forward February 15, 2019 | M. Scott Carter | journalrecord.com OKLAHOMA CITY – Three measures that would tighten regulations on the state’s wind energy industry cleared a legislative committee on Thursday and are headed to the full Senate for review. The bills’ authors said … Continue reading Oklahoma moves forward on stricter Wind Regulations

Wind turbines and deer  

September 26, 2014 | http://www.wind-watch.org Wind turbines and deer Original Article from: :  Cadillac News | 09/26/2014 | www.cadillacnews.com Wind developers show photos of deer under turbines to prove turbines don’t harm hunting. The truth is more complicated. Deer leave during phases of turbine construction, which can last 10 years or more. Sometimes they return. If, for … Continue reading Wind turbines and deer  

Fighting Industrial Wind, Not so unique, or as surprising as many think.

Concerned Citizens of Delta County No More Wind Turbines In Michigan Great Lakes Bay Region SOS Great Lakes Wind Truth No Wind Turbines on Lake Superior or other Great Lakes Big Wind Ill Wind No Wind Turbines in Carbon County Concerned Citizens of Branch County Seneca Anti-Wind Union Artists Against Wind Farms Block RICL: Rock … Continue reading Fighting Industrial Wind, Not so unique, or as surprising as many think.

Study shows bird populations decrease by 10% near wind turbines.

 Wednesday, 24 Oct 2018 | Will Goodbody | RTÉ.ie  Raidió Teilifís Éireann The study found that clearing of habitats during wind farm construction resulted in lower densities of birds, like Chaffinches, close to wind turbines. New research by scientists in Cork has found that Irish bird populations decrease in the areas immediately adjacent to wind … Continue reading Study shows bird populations decrease by 10% near wind turbines.

Guiding Strangers In A Strange Land

Baraga County is home to many natural, historical, and cultural attractions, but until recently many have remained some of the best-kept secrets known only to locals. This past June, however, these hidden treasures became more accessible to all when bicycle and motorcycle riders met at the L’Anse waterfront for the first ride on The Lake & Country Tour route. This 52-mile scenic … Continue reading Guiding Strangers In A Strange Land