The 2013 Great Lakes Cruising Club & Great Lakes Foundation Annual Meetings are fast approaching. October 11-13, 2013 mark the return to the DoubleTree Hotel in Bay City, MI, the event again Chaired by Director Cheryl Cheger-Timm. This is sure to be a cozy event with warm cookies, delicious dinner and talented entertainment as we gather for the GLCC Annual Dinner Meeting and Change of Watch. Click here for more information and registration. Note: The GLCC rate for rooms will still be honored subject to availability.
Underground nuclear waste dump proposed near Lake Huron draws fire at WSU meeting. Opponents of a proposal to build an underground nuclear waste dump less than a mile from the shores of Lake Huron railed tonight in Detroit against a project they called a declaration of war against the Great Lakes. For more information click this article on the Detroit Free Press website.
Asian Carp, the invasive species known for leaping out of the water when motorboats pass, have reportedly moved upstream another 100 miles on the Illinois this year. According to an August 19th Prairie Rivers Network press release, they were recently found spawning within 62 miles of Lake Michigan and just 25 miles from an electric barrier intended as the final line of defense for the Great Lakes. For more information click here.
Event reports from the 2013 Rendezvous at Charlevoix, Detroit-Saginaw Bay Regional Dinner Meeting at GPYC, and the Lake Erie Regional Rally. Promos for upcoming GLCC events such as the Annual Meeting and Spring Break 2014.