We have a hillside where we often walk that is becoming an eroded mud pile. How can we fix it? One reason to get a cover crop in quickly is to prevent erosion, especially on slopes. During spring, when rain and meltwater are flowing, paths that run straight down a hillside are especially vulnerable. Rerouting … Continued
What does Michigan’s future look like if we adequately prepare the state’s water resources for climate change? Goodbye to septics and shore-hugging homes. Hello to more diversified crops on Michigan farms.
A decade ago, a blue-green algae bloom had never been reported on Lake Superior. Now, half a dozen blue-green algae blooms have been reported this summer across Lake Superior, including one that formed recently in Superior. Read and hear the full story by Wisconsin Public Radio. Read the full story Tags: summer, Wisconsin, Daily News
Several Michigan community members who have been impacted by the toxic chemical PFAS met virtually Tuesday afternoon to introduce policy recommendations to lawmakers. Read the full story by WXMI-TV – Grand Rapids, MI. Read the full story Tags: Daily News, Michigan
We have a large, untreated 10-year-old cedar deck at our cottage. When the deck gets wet, it is extremely slippery. Several of us have taken a tumble while walking on it. Around the perimeter are several hemlock trees with some overhanging branches. How can we make the deck safer?—Gus Ezers, Crane Lake, Ont. The deck … Continued