The Forum offers this page as a source of information that reflects many perspectives expressed in a community where a mine is operated or proposed.
Listen & View presentations of Public Input Sessions held by the Lake Superior Binational Forum.
The Lake Superior Binational Forum has a strong focus on developing economic and environmental sustainability in communities around the Lake Superior basin. Photo by Dennis O'Hara.
The Lake Superior Binational Forum supports Citizen Science Monitoring programs during the Year of Monitoring on Lake Superior in 2012.
We invite you to register as a Lake Superior Steward and join us in pledging to do at least one thing in the next year that helps protect or restore the world’s largest freshwater lake. Photo courtesy of cdkayak.com
This year Lake Superior Day is Sunday, July 21st. The Lake Superior Binational Forum encourages residents of the Lake Superior Basin and beyond, to celebrate their connection to the lake on this date or anytime during the month of July.
Last year almost 50 groups and communities participated in some way, including special events such as dragon boat races, beach clean ups, musical concerts, library displays, church services, and signed proclamations that designate the third Sunday in July as Lake Superior Day. Reply to this email to request free color postcards, posters, factsheets, and bookmarks to give to Lake Superior supporters at your event.
Clean water is a basic right and necessity for all life. If you live near Lake Superior, you are fortunate to be living near one of the world’s largest lakes. Every day, each of the 600,000 human residents of the Lake Superior basin use water from the lake for drinking, home use, industrial use, or recreation. The lake is also essential for countless fish, birds,animals, and plants.
Respondents now have until midnight Monday to weigh in on Canadian oil transport giant Enbridge Energy’s plan to expand its Line 67 — or Alberta Clipper — pipeline. The comment period was originally slated to conclude April 29.
As reported in the Free Press April 14, Enbridge is seeking federal approval to nearly double the capacity of oil shipped on Line 67, a 36-inch diameter line that runs 1,000 miles from the western Canadian oil sands region east to Superior, Wis., on the shores of Lake Superior. If approved, the pipe could ship up to 880,000 barrels of oil per day — more oil than the controversial Keystone XL pipeline proposed by TransCanada Corp. from Canada to Texas that has caused an environmental outcry and fierce debate in Congress. Continue reading article..
This community radio station in northern Wisconsin (88.9 FM) hosts “Big Sea Shining Water,” a 20-minute live interview conversation with the Lake Superior Binational Forum and a variety of guests from all around the Lake Superior basin.
Join us at 8:25 a.m. Central time to hear about a special aspect of living around the world’s largest freshwater lake—from history to current issues—and also hear what’s happening around the lake and how you can get involved.