Discovery in inland Michigan lake a first

From: LITTLE TRAVERSE TOWNSHIP, Mich. — An environmental group says invasive quagga mussels have been found in an inland lake in the northern part of the Lower Peninsula. Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council reports the discovery is the first known confirmed presence of quagga mussels in an inland lake in Michigan. Research coordinator […]

Michigan gets OK to use herbicides for invasive plants

From: LANSING, MI (AP) – Federal and state officials say it won’t hurt the Great Lakes for Michigan to use herbicides to control a number of invasive aquatic plants. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service looked into a proposal by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources for dealing with European frog-bit, European water-clover, flowering […]