The Great Lakes are America's freshwater seas. They support an array of life in and around their waters: people, plants, fish, birds and mammals such as otters, deer, bears, and rarely cougars and wolverines. Many species of life make the Great Lakes ecosystems unique and precious. Water is life.
Recently I took a walk in Ludington, Michigan and saw salmon leaping the dam, Lake Michigan, ducks, geese, and swans. The colors of autumn are reaching their peak.
Read about Great Lakes ecosystems in The Dynamic Great Lakes