Tag Archives: invasive species

Volunteers are yanking invasive Garlic Mustard plants

Garlic and mustard may sound good as summer fixings, but the garlic mustard plant is an invasive species that’s begun to crowd out native plants.

The National Park Service says Europeans probably brought garlic mustard to the US in the 1800’s. Read more

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Chippewa, Pine rivers to be treated for sea lampreys

sea_lamprey_770-760x430Federal wildlife officials will be applying a series of sea lamprey treatments to the Chippewa and Pine rivers in central Michigan over the next week.
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DNR to appeal judge’s decision to allow exotic swine in Mich.

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Swine species native far from Michigan, or the US for that matter, may be threatening Michigan life and resources.
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This year’s brutal winter could help kill invasive species

adelgidThis year’s colder-than-normal winter could be good for nature lovers, and bad for some of Michigan’s invasive species.
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Unmanned research helicopter lands in CMU


Heumann and the the six-foot-long research helicopter

Heumann and the the six-foot-long research helicopter


It’s a bird, it’s a plane; no, it’s a helicopter. An unmanned helicopter has found its way to CMU this week and it’s not an ordinary type of helicopter.
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