EPA representative visits Buffalo Reef to get a firsthand look at the stamp sand problem. Aug 16, 2019 | Jake Swope | uppermichiganssource.com LAKE LINDEN, Mich. (WLUC) - Stamp sands cover over 5 miles of shoreline on the Keweenaw Peninsula and cause massive ecological damage to Buffalo Reef in Lake Superior. On Thursday a representative from … Continue reading EPA representative visits Buffalo Reef to get a firsthand look at the stamp sand problem.
Buffalo Reef is a 2,200-acre natural cobble feature beneath the waters of Lake Superior, located off the eastern edge of the Keweenaw Peninsula, about 20 miles northeast of Houghton. The reef is vitally important for lake trout and lake whitefish spawning. Nearly a quarter of the annual lake trout yield from Lake Superior’s Michigan waters … Continue reading EPA gives $3.7M to clean up Stamp Sand’s along Keweenaw Bay in Lake Superior