Environmental Studies Resources
Researchers confirm grass carp are reproducing in Great Lakes basin
Rebecca Williams, June 9, 2016
A prolific, aquatic invasive species first discovered in Michigan last year on the Pere Marquette River near Lake Michigan has now been found in the east branch of the Au Sable River near Grayling.
The Department of Natural Resources announced June 9 that, in partnership with the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians, it is launching another effort to restore Arctic grayling to the Great Lakes.
Seeing a huge moose standing near the side of the road is apparently mesmerizing to some people, so state DNR officers are asking motorists to be careful if they stop along an Upper Peninsula road to view or take pictures of wildlife.
While the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service collects information to decide whether to list the northwestern moose as a threatened or endangered species, Michigan wildlife experts are working on a couple of additional questions.
Are there even any of them left in Michigan?
15 Facts About Our National Mammal: The American Bison
Department of the Interior
High water is chewing up frontage land all along the Great Lakes. It is a major concern to property owners and shoreline protection groups, and welcomed by some pleasure boaters.
A new, animated graphic produced by the Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory shows maximum winter ice cover on the Great Lakes over 43 years -- in under a minute.
Michigan’s plan to reduce air pollution in a particularly vulnerable area of Detroit is now in the hands of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Dutch elm disease was first reported in the United States in 1928 when beetles carrying the fungal disease came over in a shipment of logs from The Netherlands. The disease spread from New York City across the country, reaching Detroit in 1950.