In case you missed this past week in Great Lakes conservation news:
Great Lakes Echo reports on an effort to digitize the museum collections of Great Lakes plants and animals over the past 50 years. The project aimed at helping researchers examine the history of invasive species in the region more efficiently.
Michigan DNR officials are seeking public comment on their gray wolf management plan, reports CBS. Comments on the plan will be accepted through December 11.
ABC reports that the Wisconsin DNR has created a new tool that may improve Lake Michigan’s water quality. The tool helps researchers identify areas at higher risk for erosion and strong water runoff.
Environmental groups and the White Earth Ojibwe Tribe have issued a legal challenge to the State Department’s approval of increasing the amount of Canadian tar sands oil entering the U.S. through Enbridge pipelines, reports Park Rapids Enterprise.