Top 10 Threats to the Great Lakes

One of the biggest natural resources in Michigan is our water. The Great Lakes make up an essential piece of our ecosystem, and the way we use that water will strongly affect our state’s future.

The Environment Report has just concluded a series on the top ten threats to the great lakes. The series is a wonderful resource and it can be found online at

This series is unique because it was originally produced for National Public Radio, so you can listen to many different stories that go in-depth on each threat.

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About Michigan Nature Association

The Michigan Nature Association is a non-profit organization that has been dedicated to preserving Michigan’s natural heritage since 1952. MNA protects more than 10,000 acres of land in over 170 nature sanctuaries throughout the state of Michigan, from the tip of Keweenaw in the Upper Peninsula to the Indiana/Ohio border.