Tag Archives: invasive-species

November 14th 2014

Weekly News Roundup: Invasive Species, Water Quality, and More

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 … Continue reading

No comment
October 24th 2014

Weekly News Roundup: Asian Carp, Harmful Algal Blooms, and More

In case you missed this past week in Great Lakes conservation news: The Associated Press reports that the EPA is providing $8.6 million to Ohio, Michigan, and Indiana to reduce phosphorus runoff, a contributing factor to harmful algal blooms. The … Continue reading

Comments Off
August 22nd 2014

Weekly News Roundup: Nutrient Runoff, Ash Borers, and More

In case you missed this past week in Great Lakes conservation news: The Toledo Blade reports that farmers in the counties surrounding western Lake Erie will receive government funds to help reduce fertilizer runoff. According to the Columbus Dispatch, reducing … Continue reading

Comments Off
July 11th 2014

Weekly News Roundup: Enbridge Pipeline, Lake Restoration, and More

In case you missed this past week in Great Lakes conservation news: A University of Michigan researcher warns that an oil spill under the Straits of Mackinac would be disastrous, reports The Detroit Free Press. The Enbridge oil pipelines running … Continue reading

Comments Off
April 24th 2014

Limiting the Spread of Invasive Plants in Southeast Wisconsin Preserves Natural Conditions

Wisconsin is currently threatened by the spread of several invasive plant species that have the potential to outcompete native plants and completely alter natural ecosystems. This can have disastrous consequences for wildlife and people, including reduced habitat for fish and … Continue reading

Comments Off