Season extension technologies allow farmers in the Upper Peninsula to offer fresh produce year round. Most recently, winter spinach has been added to the menu for the local food co-op the UP is working to launch.
A new petition with nearly 100-thousand signatures, and over 30-thousand comments is calling on the Canadian Minister of the Environment to reject a nuclear waste dump on the shores of Lake Huron. Continue reading →
An investigation was launched on Wednesday, Jan. 20 into Consumers Energy’s estimated billing practices.
Officials with the Michigan Public Service Commission say they’ve received complaints about estimated billing. That’s a practice where the energy company does not read the meter – rather it estimates the utility usage and bill. Continue reading →
The Environmental Protection Agency earlier this month registered the first ever vertebrate pheromone biopesticide. The pheromone is one used by sea lamprey to alert other lamprey that they are looking for a mate. The EPA has approved the pheromone concoction to basically trick the eels so they can be killed easier Continue reading →
Flint is distributing 28-thousand liters of bottled water — This from a donation made by the federal government.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency sent the water to Flint after the Michigan State Police learned that FEMA had a surplus of bottled water. The shipment was received on December 14. Continue reading →
A month after Canada’s new Prime Minister was sworn in, the Canadian Government has delayed the decision on whether or not to allow a nuclear waste dump near the shores of the Great Lakes. Continue reading →
Deer like this buck may be more common than deer 1-2 years in age across the U.P due to recent harsh winters.
Bringing home that perfect buck may be a bit more difficult this year for firearm hunters in the U.P. But this comes as no surprise from state biologists who’ve stated recent harsh winters are to blame.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources predicted a decline in deer population in the Upper Peninsula this fall. So far, the actual numbers are on par with predictions. Continue reading →
Officials from the state will gather tomorrow November, 19th in Gaylord to inform the public on issues centered around certain types of fishing in the Great Lakes, and potential impacts. Continue reading →