Proposal could place more requirements on hunting, fishing guides

By Guest Contributor Commercial hunting and fishing guides would need state licenses under a proposal pending in a Michigan House committee. Supporters say that would provide additional safety for hunters and anglers if guides must carry liability insurance and know CPR and first aid. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Tears for the Magnificent and Shrinking Everglades, a ‘River of Grass’

By By Nina Burleigh Florida’s freshwater wonder is threatened like never before with a rising sea level as restoration efforts lag. Source: Invasive Species News...

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Tears for the Magnificent and Shrinking Everglades, a ‘River of Grass’

By By Nina Burleigh Florida’s freshwater wonder is threatened like never before with a rising sea level as restoration efforts lag. Source: Invasive Species News...

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Beware Falling Iguanas, Florida Warns

By By Aimee Ortiz and Karen Zraick Cold weather stuns the lizards, which drop from trees, seemingly frozen or dead. Not to worry: The warm sun wakes them up again. Source: Invasive Species News...

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High water levels damage lake docks, breakwalls

By Guest Contributor The Army Corps of Engineers is warning of damage and danger from rising Great Lakes water levels and winter storms. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Eating healthy on vacation? Michigan state parks don’t provide many options

By Guest Contributor A 2014 survey discovered that 19 Michigan state parks provided almost no healthy food options to visitors. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Lunch shaming pushes senator to reintroduce bill

By Guest Contributor The bill would prohibit schools from stigmatizing students who owe lunch money or lack enough to buy a school meal. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Visitors contribute to Great Lakes art exhibit with Instagram

By Guest Contributor The Detroit Institute of Arts is displaying photographer Jeff Gaydash’s work alongside Instagram submissions of the Great Lakes from the public in the Michigan Great Lakes exhibit. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Falconers plead guilty to illegally bartering northern goshawk

By Eric Freedman Prosecutors alleged that the men took nestlings from a nest in northern Wisconsin’s Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest and from another nest on state land. Source: Great Lakes Echo...

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Who Will Mourn Australia’s Velvet Worms?

By By Helen Sullivan Australian scientists wonder which of the nation’s many remarkable native insect species may have been lost to the wildfires. Source: Invasive Species News...

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