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Effort to protect, track nesting terns in harbor turns up surprising results

Duluth News-Tribune (7/17)

Amid the swarming, screeching, stinking mass of 40,000 or so ring-billed gulls, 180 nesting pair of common terns are hurriedly raising their chicks on Interstate Island in the middle of the Twin Ports harbor, in Minnesota.

Analysis of Straits pipeline will cost Enbridge $3.6 million

Gaylord Herald Times (7/15)

The State of Michigan has selected two contracting firms to conduct an analysis on a Northern Michigan oil and petroleum gas liquid pipeline known as Line 5.

Gauge that uses sonar beams being installed on the Niagara River

The Buffalo News (7/14)

A new acoustic gauge that will use sonar beams to log the velocity of the lower Niagara River at the mouth of Lake Ontario is being installed Thursday.

Ohio expands water quality monitoring

WKSU Kent, OH (7/13)

Scientists from Ohio State and several conservation agencies have launched a pilot project to work with group-owned ponds and small lakes to help provide water quality monitoring services.

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