New invasive species volunteer stewardship program coming to Michigan

New invasive species volunteer stewardship program coming to Michigan

National Invasive Species Awareness Week, Part 4: Michigan Sea Grant receives funding to start program for paddlers. By Mary Bohling National Invasive Species Week 2018 is Feb. 26 to March 2. Invasive species are plants, animals, and other organisms that are not...
GLANSIS: A ‘one-stop shop’ for information on aquatic invaders

GLANSIS: A ‘one-stop shop’ for information on aquatic invaders

National Invasive Species Awareness Week, Part 2: The Great Lakes Aquatic Nonindigenous Species Information System provides profiles, maps, and further reading for scientists and citizens alike. By Rochelle Sturtevant National Invasive Species Awareness Week this year...
Alpena students’ project yields more than 1,000 pounds of invasive frogbit

Alpena students’ project yields more than 1,000 pounds of invasive frogbit

First- and fifth-grade students remove invasive species from Great Lakes watershed, clean up along the Thunder Bay River — and captured it all on film. By Brandon Schroeder More than 100 first- and fifth-graders from Alpena Public Schools got their feet wet this fall...
MSU prof seeks crowdfunding support for Great Lakes fish diet research

MSU prof seeks crowdfunding support for Great Lakes fish diet research

You can be a part of this important study by donating to support student researchers analyzing stomach samples from Lake Michigan and Lake Huron. By Dan O’Keefe In 2017, anglers around the Great Lakes teamed up with scientists from U.S. Geological Survey, U.S....