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Toe Rail & Covering Board

Here we are, watching March, 2015 fade to memory. This year, March came in like a lion and has remained roaring ever since. The Great Lakes region has been sunny and dry, for the most part, but it has been “…summer in the light and winter in the shade.”, as Charles Dickens put it.   769 more words

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See 30 Years of Amazing Changes in Michigan's Thumb

In an new service from our friends at Google you can now see how your world has changed in the past 30 years. Google’s Earth Engine gives a global time lapse view built from  annual composites of Landsat satellite images. 78 more words


The Surface of the Earth Is Rising Beneath Your Feet

Original post from Bloomberg Business

‘…..byBrian K Sullivan

(Bloomberg) — In the U.S., this past year has had more than enough reminders of how weather can affect our lives. 619 more words


Team Great Lakes: School Is In

Here are some snippets from our two days of foreman and crew training at the Team Great Lakes headquarters. We’re ready for whatever you have for us in 2015!


Opposition Bill Wants Ontario to Ban Fracking

New Democratic MPP Peter Tabuns introduced a private member’s bill Wednesday encouraging the Liberals to adopt a ban on hydraulic fracturing in the province.

Tabuns, a former executive director of Greenpeace Canada and his party’s Environment and Climate Change critic, said the Liberal government of Kathleen Wynne should follow the lead of Ontario’s neighbours, many of whom — Quebec and New York state, in addition to the Maritime provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia — have already outlawed the disputed oil and gas extraction procedure. 632 more words


The Wilds

I haven’t been very secretive about the fact that I have been unraveling a bit lately. Mostly because when it comes to my own secrets, keeping them to myself feels like the equivalent of keeping myself in a cage. 999 more words


Highway 4

Here are the previous posts by this name.

June 2014 . . . not quite 100 miles west of Albany.

March 2015 high, dry, and cold maintenance time on Staten Island. 52 more words