Michigan natural resource program raises salmon, sells surplus

By Guest Contributor Once the DNR’s egg take needs are met, the agency sells surplus salmon to the public. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Michigan natural resource program raises salmon, sells surplus

By Guest Contributor Once the DNR’s egg take needs are met, the agency sells surplus salmon to the public. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Land conservancies protect natural areas across Michigan

By Guest Contributor The 26 land conservancies spread out in every region of the state protect natural land from development and give residents an escape into nature. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Great Lakes advocates fight for last straw

By David Poulson Plastic straws pose problems to waterways and the animals that inhabit them. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Restocking wolves on Isle Royale raises questions about which species get rescued

By Guest Contributor Supporters call the National Park Service’s plan to restock wolves on Isle Royale a “genetic rescue,” but skeptics say nature should be allowed to take its course. Authors Mark Neuzil and Eric Freedman think this is unlikely to happen because wolves have friends in high places in the scientific establishment and the federal government. Source:...

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Amateur rock hound eyes yooperlite career potential

By David Poulson Michigan native Erik Rintamaki discovered a glowing rock on the shores of Lake Superior – and a new career path. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Giant owls descend on Grand Rapids, Michigan in “Animal Land”

By Marie Orttenburger Watch video of “Animal Land,’ by artists Lauren Strohacker and Kendra Sollars, as it appeared in ArtPrize 10. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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‘Lifeboats’ Amid the World’s Wildfires

By By CARL ZIMMER Islands of greenery, called refugia, survive even the worst fires, sheltering species and renewing charred landscapes. Source: Invasive Species News...

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Changing climate linked to changing species

By David Poulson But public fails to make the link. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Recording lures endangered bird to Wisconsin woods

By David Poulson Playback project helps diversify population of endangered Kirtland’s warblers. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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