March 2015

AWRI in the News

“Claire Fodell Reports: what ice on the Great Lakes does to the Great Lakes”
WTKG (Grand Rapids), March 4, 2015
Al Steinman and Mark Luttenton were both quoted in this article regarding the ice on the Great Lakes and water levels.
Also carried by WOOD-AM

"Congressman introduces bill to ban ‘microbeads’”
WXMI, Fox 17 evening news, March 10, 2015, and mentioned again on the morning news March 11, 2015
Rick Rediske is quoted regarding microbeads in the water supply.

“Lake Michigan water level up 14” over last year”
WZZM-TV 13, March 31, 2015
Captain Tony Fiore was interviewed regarding the affect higher lake levels have on Lake Michigan and other local lakes.


Lake Michigan Center Events

March 13
Series Seminar: Dr. John Lenters, Senior Scientist at LimnoTech, presented: “Rapid warming of the Great Lakes and beyond: Implications for evaporation and water levels”

March 21
AWRI held its first “Graduate Student Recruitment” event at the LMC, which also included a tour of our main campus in Allendale.

March 24
The United Way of the Lakeshore held its Board of Directors Strategic Direction Setting meeting at the LMC.

March 26
The Muskegon Lake Watershed Partnership held a public meeting at the LMC.