Great Lakes Updates

As the first year of hemp farming in Michigan ends, industry leaders say they hope to make plastics and wood from the plant’s fiber -- once they hurdle the obstacles to market expansion.
Mon, Dec 09, 2019
Via Great Lakes Echo
The endangered Poweshiek skipperling butterfly, is now known to survive in the wild in only two places on earth: Michigan and Manitoba.
Fri, Dec 06, 2019
Via Great Lakes Echo
Great Lakes colleges fared well on recent separate lists from the Sierra Club magazine and the Princeton Review that ranked the top green colleges of the United States and Canada.
Wed, Dec 04, 2019
Via Great Lakes Echo
Households that eat family-style meals together at the table with the TV off may have healthier diets than families who don’t.
Mon, Dec 02, 2019
Via Great Lakes Echo
The heavy rain in recent years has left farmers with dangerously high levels of stress.
Wed, Nov 27, 2019
Via Great Lakes Echo
A cancer afflicting mussels originated off the Pacific coast of Canada, but then crossed into other species in Europe and South America.
Wed, Nov 06, 2019
Via Invasive Species News
Grasses that have encroached from other regions can make wildfires more frequent, according to a new study. 
Mon, Nov 04, 2019
Via Invasive Species News
New rules will weaken the landmark law intended to save plants and animals on the brink.
Tue, Aug 13, 2019
Via Invasive Species News
The waterwheel lives a double life: facing extinction in its native habitat even as it creeps into places where it doesn’t belong.
Tue, Aug 13, 2019
Via Invasive Species News
Researchers studying trees at Green-Wood Cemetery found a nonnative beetle previously unknown to science.
Thu, Aug 01, 2019
Via Invasive Species News