Great Lakes Updates

Once the DNR’s egg take needs are met, the agency sells surplus salmon to the public.
Fri, Oct 19, 2018
Via Great Lakes Echo
The 26 land conservancies spread out in every region of the state protect natural land from development and give residents an escape into nature.
Thu, Oct 18, 2018
Via Great Lakes Echo
Plastic straws pose problems to waterways and the animals that inhabit them.
Wed, Oct 17, 2018
Via Great Lakes Echo
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.
Wed, Oct 17, 2018
Via Great Lakes Echo
A new study reports that aesthetics are the main reason anglers avoid harmful algal blooms.
Tue, Oct 16, 2018
Via Great Lakes Echo
Islands of greenery, called refugia, survive even the worst fires, sheltering species and renewing charred landscapes.
Fri, Oct 12, 2018
Via Invasive Species News
Nootka lupine, introduced in the 1970s to control soil erosion, has spread wildly, threatening native species. But many adore its purplish blue flowers.
Tue, Sep 11, 2018
Via Invasive Species News
From the flower arrangement to the plate, this is the era of the formerly unwanted plant.
Tue, Aug 28, 2018
Via Invasive Species News
A reader offers advice for keeping companion animals safe.
Thu, Aug 23, 2018
Via Invasive Species News
“What we’re doing is nothing unnatural,” said the author of a study to produce quolls that don’t like the taste of deadly toads. “It’s just matchmaking.”
Thu, Jul 26, 2018
Via Invasive Species News