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What’s in Senate climate bill for Michigan? EV credits and cheaper insulin.

What’s in Senate climate bill for Michigan? EV credits and cheaper insulin.

By Kelly House, Bridge Michigan

The Great Lakes News Collaborative includes Bridge Michigan; Circle of Blue; Great Lakes Now at Detroit Public Television; and Michigan Radio, Michigan’s NPR News Leader; who work together to bring audiences news and information about the impact of climate change, pollution, and aging infrastructure on the Great Lakes and drinking water.

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Potter Park Zoo encourages people to help save monarch butterfly population

In July, the International Union for Conservation of Nature listed the monarch butterfly as endangered for the first time in history. Potter Park Zoo in Lansing, Michigan, first installed a pollinator garden in 2018. With the recent news of the monarch’s decline, the zoo is encouraging people to build wildlife habitats of their own.

The post Potter Park Zoo encourages people to help save monarch butterfly population first appeared on Great Lakes Echo.

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The Catch: Whitefish recruitment

The Catch: Whitefish recruitment

Broadcasting in our monthly PBS television program, The Catch is a Great Lakes Now series that brings you more news about the lakes you love. Go beyond the headlines with reporters from around the region who cover the lakes and drinking water issues. Find all the work HERE.

This month, The Catch features a look at how scientists are studying how well whitefish are surviving to adulthood in the Great Lakes.

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6 great lakes birds to start looking for as fall flyways fill up

6 Great Lakes birds to start looking for as fall flyways fill up

Fall migration has begun for certain species of Great Lakes birds, marking the start of the annual spectacle when millions of waterfowl, waterbirds, shorebirds, songbirds and raptors leave their summer nesting areas and fly south to warmer climates for the winter. Read the full story by MLive. Read the full story Tags: summer, Daily News

recalling the history of the u s s niagara

Recalling the history of the U.S.S. Niagara

Centuries after the war of 1812, the U.S. Brig Niagara, a replica of the U.S.S. Niagara, brings the history of the Battle of Lake Erie to the Festival of Sails and many other locations. Read the full story by WDIO – TV – Duluth, MN. Read the full story Tags: Daily News

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