Angelica A. Morrison

Great Lakes Today Reporter/Project Coordinator

Angelica was born and raised in upstate New York, and has a passion for the area and the Great Lakes. One of her favorite activities is spending time on the beaches of Lake Erie and Lake Ontario, sunbathing or camping. Angelica is a multimedia journalist with more than a decade of experience at news organizations including the Observer-Dispatch and WKTV in Utica, N.Y.; she is now based at WBFO in Buffalo, N.Y. She graduated from Buffalo State College. 

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Submitted Art / Jennifer Nalbone

Its 20 degrees on a frigid Saturday afternoon. Jennifer Nalbone is standing outside a small Western New York airport waiting for her father Lou.

US Fish and Wildlife Service / US Fish and Wildlife Service

It's black history month and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service has highlighted several locations, on or near wildlife preserves across the nation, that serve as key locations for events in black history and the underground railroad.

Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge:  This is the site, located in Virginia, is a dense swamp used by runaway slaves as a hiding place.

by ANGELICA A. MORRISON / Lake Erie, Buffalo New York

Waterfowl of various species can be found in floating in groups on the lake, even in frigid temperatures.

Just minutes after President Donald J. Trump took the oath of office Friday morning, changes began to take place -- starting with the government's website. The page dedicated to climate change was one of many revisions on

International Joint Commission

The International Joint Commission released its draft progress report Wednesday morning, calling for aggressive action by the U.S. and Canada to protect the Great Lakes.