Swim Drink Fish

How the EPA’s latest ruling targets forever chemicals

2024-05-21T16:07:49-04:00

In April 2024, the EPA announced the establishment of the first-ever nationwide, legally enforceable drinking water standards to protect communities from six PFAS chemicals in their drinking water. Swim Drink Fish investigates what this means.

How the EPA’s latest ruling targets forever chemicals2024-05-21T16:07:49-04:00

Meet Gaasyendietha, the meteor dragon in Lake Ontario

2024-02-10T12:34:27-05:00

In early accounts, the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe would speak of an entire race of giant serpent-dragons living in the lake. The Seneca spoke of Gaasyendietha, an enormous hydra snake that could breathe fire and fly like a bird.

Meet Gaasyendietha, the meteor dragon in Lake Ontario2024-02-10T12:34:27-05:00

Check out the top 16 accessible beaches in Ontario

2024-06-28T15:54:31-04:00

There’s nothing like the feeling of being enveloped by the cool, sparkling waters of a lake on a sticky summer day. This is a feeling that we should all be able to experience. Beaches are for everyone—including those who are differently abled.

Check out the top 16 accessible beaches in Ontario2024-06-28T15:54:31-04:00

Top 7 ice safety tips: Don’t let them slip your mind

2024-06-19T15:50:45-04:00

The weather outside may be frigid, but your activity level doesn't have to freeze. But before you head to the water for some frosty fun, make sure that you know how to stay safe by reading our top seven ice tips.

Top 7 ice safety tips: Don’t let them slip your mind2024-06-19T15:50:45-04:00

My northern lights experience

2024-01-25T14:36:03-05:00

A personal encounter with the auroras that sweep the skies above the Great Lakes

My northern lights experience2024-01-25T14:36:03-05:00

Surf the Great Lakes

2024-06-19T15:52:53-04:00

Alex Boutilier reveals all you need to know about winter-surfing on the Great Lakes. “You definitely learn about yourself when you surf here and it teaches you a lot about respecting the lakes.” -Alex Boutilier, Surf The Greats

Surf the Great Lakes2024-06-19T15:52:53-04:00

Are the Great Lakes connected?

2024-06-10T17:05:23-04:00

Did you know Lakes Huron and Michigan can be considered one big lake? Lake Huron and Lake Michigan are connected by the Straits of Mackinac, which is at the same elevation as the two lakes. Read on for other fun facts about the Great Lakes- St. Lawrence watershed.

Are the Great Lakes connected?2024-06-10T17:05:23-04:00

Explore these epic caves in Ontario

2024-06-19T15:53:07-04:00

From deep caverns filled with fossils to limestone cave systems created by great waves, Ontario is home to a vast diversity of speleological scenes to discover

Explore these epic caves in Ontario2024-06-19T15:53:07-04:00

7 great Ontario ice fishing spots

2024-06-19T15:53:20-04:00

Calling all anglers! The Great Lakes are home to some world-class ice fishing opportunities every winter. Here are some prime spots for you to drop a line this winter, or start planning next winter’s fishing trip!

7 great Ontario ice fishing spots2024-06-19T15:53:20-04:00

Why don’t bird feet freeze in winter?

2024-02-10T12:33:50-05:00

Today on “answering questions you never knew you had”...why don’t bird feet freeze in the winter?

Why don’t bird feet freeze in winter?2024-02-10T12:33:50-05:00