January Each of the Great Lakes has an annual rise and fall cycle driven by precipitation, snow melt, and evaporation. Evaporation rates vary with air and water temperatures. Annually, water levels follow a predictable pattern. […]
Art Gallery & Selected Essays
Author: Lake Michigan's Left Coast
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Extinction is Forever
Extinction is Forever The bedrock of the western coast of Lake Michigan (aka Lake Michigan’s Left Coast) is Paleozoic limestone and dolomite. It dates from the Devonian Period (420–350 million years ago). Abundant in rocks […]
The White Stuff
December Basking in the near-warmth of an early December, Ozaukee County, WI, residents wonder, “Where’s the snow?” In the Great Lakes region we know all we need to do is wait. In winter, there’s always […]