Category Archives: Environment

Moose-wolf study honored

WolfA study of the predator-prey relationship between moose and wolves on Isle Royale National Park in Lake Superior has been inducted into the Michigan Environmental Hall of Fame. WNMU’s Nicole Walton has more.
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CMU hosts water symposium

Cameron+Davis_midCentral Michigan University has positioned itself as a leading Great Lakes Research institution.
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MI replies to Army corps invasive species report

fishingMichigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has filed the state’s response to the US Army Corps of Engineers invasive species report. Schuette says his biggest complaint is the report fails to outline an aggressive plan to stop Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes.
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Grants awarded to Michigan areas to clean scrap tire sites

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For some people, recycling is a part of the daily routine; like recycling paper or cans, but what about tires?
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Wolf hunt referendum petitions filed



The campaign to repeal Michigan’s new wolf hunting law filed petitions Thursday to put their challenge on the November ballot.
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Mandatory Ice Shanty Removal Dates


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With warmer temperatures around much of Michigan, the DNR is reminding ice fishers and snowmobilers that we’re quickly getting to the point where no ice is safe ice. Read more

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This week is ‘National Groundwater Awareness’ week

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What is groundwater? Many people don’t know the answer, or the role that groundwater plays into their daily lives.

This week is National Groundwater Awareness Week.
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Velsicol workers returned to regular screenings

Velsicol siteThe long-term health impacts from operations at the former Michigan Chemical-Velsicol plant in St. Louis are again the focus of a partnership looking into those issues between the Pine River Citizens Task Force and Atlanta’s Emory University…
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The EPA awards over $5 million in grants to combat Invasive Species in the Great Lakes.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded over $5 million in grants to combat invasive species in the Great Lakes.
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Leelanau County ice caves are no longer safe to explore

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Police and emergency services have declared a series of ice caves that formed on Lake Michigan unsafe to explore.
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