Battered but not Beaten: Great Lakes Week 2011

October 12, 2011


Battered, photo by James Marvin Phelps.

Invasive species, pollution, diversion – the threats facing the Great Lakes are legion.

This week (October 11-14) is Great Lakes Week, a partnership to improve the places around the Great Lakes basin basin where people live, work, learn and play. This week’s activities, meetings and conferences bring representatives of the U.S. and Canadian governments together in Detroit along with a broad coalition of public and private groups to highlight efforts to implement solutions for the lakes’ most pressing problems. It’s one of the most wide-ranging Great Lakes summits in history and you can watch it LIVE today starting at noon through Friday on Absolute Michigan or at

Check this photo of the Grand Haven Pier Light out background big and in James’ Michigan Lighthouses slideshow.

One Response to “Battered but not Beaten: Great Lakes Week 2011”

  1. […] Michigan in Pictures has a superb picture of the Grand Haven pier with a wave breaking over it during the winter. Cancel reply […]


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