Wisconsin’s lakes, including two Great Lakes, face many aquatic invasive species which can pose a threat to the state’s ecosystems, economy, and recreation. This list contains eight invasive fish, plants, and other aquatic species experts say to watch out for. Read the full story by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
In Minnesota, where early colonists came from France and later came from other parts of Europe, roughly 90 percent of lakes in the researchers’ sample were Name Lake. Read the full story by MinnPost. Read the full story
A new study out of Michigan State University bolsters predictions that the warming from climate change will exacerbate pressures on monarch butterflies. But in the Midwest, monarch populations could stabilize or even grow. Read the full story by WJBK-TV – Detroit, MI. Read the full story
A recent panel discussion explored the history of the Fox River cleanup project — and its impact on Green Bay, Wisconsin. Cleaning up the river and the bay required federal regulators and local journalists to combat pushback from Wisconsin politicians and paper companies, according to panelists. Read the full story by Wisconsin Public Radio. Read…
The Great Lakes Climate Corps hiked 320 km of Michigan coastline, picking up debris, including trash left by increasing the number of nature tourists in the Upper Peninsula. Read the full story by Soo Today. Read the full story
In Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, the Sault Tribe is expanding its walleye stocking program that has released nearly 19 million walleye through the Great Lakes since its inception in 1995. With the addition of a third breeding pond, the program released over two million walleye this year. Read the full story by The Sault News….