Welcome hikes are two of the events that are part of the Welcoming Week, hosted by the Huron County Immigration Partnership and its community partners.
Police dogs, drones and ATVs were used in a late-night search for a missing Londoner who got lost while walking in a wildlife area in Elgin County.
Pelicans are becoming a common sight on many state waterways, including the Winnebago System, Mississippi River, the Fox River and Green Bay. The birds have earned a starring role in the book of modern Wisconsin wildlife recovery stories. Read the full story by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Read the full story Tags: Daily News, wildlife
“When our officer attended and removed the trap from the animal, it had sustained such serious injuries — it had amputated a limb — that it had to be humanely euthanized.”
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.
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While many flame retardants are now banned, accumulation in wildlife is still prevalent, with these chemicals being found in almost all the animals studied in the St. Lawrence River. Read the full story by The Conversation. Read the full story Tags: Daily News, wildlife, fish
The Township of Huron Kinloss has been fielding some calls about raccoons in residential areas, and is offering residents some tips on how to handle the situation.
As Michigan wildlife officials continue in their fight against highly pathogenic Avian Influenza, dozens of dead birds, mostly cormorants, were found in Muskegon County, Michigan. Read the full story by WZZM-TV – Grand Rapids, MI. Read the full story Tags: wildlife, Michigan, Daily News, park
Shore erosion is a natural process for lakes, but one that was made worse during high water levels. Shoreline erosion risks damaging both infrastructure and fish and wildlife habitat. Read the full story by The Petoskey News-Review. Read the full story Tags: wildlife, Michigan, Daily News, fish
By Matthew Brown, Associated Press
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. wildlife officials have agreed to craft a new habitat plan for the snow-loving Canada lynx that could include more land in Colorado and other western states where the rare animals would be protected, according to a legal agreement made public Tuesday.
Ann Arbor, Mich. – The Great Lakes Commission (GLC) today released a video highlighting work to restore natural shoreline at Brandenburg Park along Lake St. Clair in Michigan. A partnership led by the GLC and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) replaced a failing metal sea wall with naturalized shoreline and offshore shoals to…
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