Conservationists toast comeback of the Kirtland’s warbler in Michigan

By Guest Contributor Environmentalists are celebrating the return of the Kirtland’s warbler in Michigan’s Northern Lower Peninsula. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Collaboration helps Michigan, Wisconsin celebrate elk management milestones

By Carin Tunney Elk in the Great Lakes region reached restoration milestones in 2018. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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The battles that shaped Great Lakes water politics

By Guest Contributor University Place: How the contemporary boundaries of an abundant resource were forged In controversy Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Building houses for bats

By Guest Contributor Peter Fowler is a board member with the Bat Association of MSU. The group is hosting workshops on building bat houses. Peter Fowler explains in a video. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Ladybugs, Aphids and the Toxic Combat That Might Be Happening in Your Garden

By By VERONIQUE GREENWOOD Some invasive ladybugs feast on other species of ladybugs, but not as much when a kind of toxic aphid is around. Source: Invasive Species News...

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Where has all the tree cover gone? Fast time passing?

By Eric Freedman A nationwide loss of tree cover includes all the Great Lakes states but Minnesota, according to a new study. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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European wine shortage might not affect price of Michigan wine

By Guest Contributor Predictions are that wine prices will rise because of global problems facing the industry, with 2017 production at its lowest level in 60 years amid poor crops caused by bad weather and wildfires. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Whadayaknow about bats?

By Marie Orttenburger This week’s segment of Whadayaknow asks respondents: What do you know about bats? Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Solar power changes cause critics to sizzle

By Guest Contributor A new order by the Michigan Public Service Commission will reduce savings for homes deciding to generate electricity from solar energy, possibly creating a disincentive for homeowners to install solar systems. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Electric cars fighting for fuel in Michigan

By Guest Contributor Michigan is moving to better accommodate electric cars with upcoming pilot programs by DTE Energy and Consumers Energy. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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