| Mar 25, 2013
| 1:42 PM
There's an invasion happening along Pacific Coast Highway between Brookhurst and Magnolia streets. They've come by the hundreds and more are on their way, slowly consuming Brookhurst Marsh and threatening the areas around it.
It's the Sahara mustard, an...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 5:25 AM
One Saturday a month, participants in the Emmet Conservation District’s master naturalist program can spend the day learning about conservation, raptors, dune ecology, invasive species and more.
The program is a seven-class series designed to teach...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 4:56 AM
Here is our weekly salute to the people, places and organizations that make Northern Michigan a special place to live.
Petoskey students have received a good taste of volunteering thanks to the guidance of Petoskey High School teacher Lisa...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 7:00 AM
CARP LAKE -- A new boat washing station in northern Emmet County's Paradise Lake marks the first in potentially a series of new washing stations at boat launches in the area to prevent invasive species such as Eurasian milfoil.
As many as four more...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 2:48 PM
At the Shedd Aquarium these days, there's almost as much touching going on as at a massage therapist's spa or an Apple store.
Last month, the marine animal showcase by the lake introduced Stingray Touch, a place for warm-weather visitors to pet de-...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 7:09 PM
The European Bird Cherry Tree, also called the Mayday, has invaded Anchorage and biologists say it’s taking over Alaska’s landscape.
On Saturday at Airport Heights, about 90 volunteers along with two master gardeners took part in the third...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 4:33 AM
This is the first article in a two-part series investigating road blocks researchers encounter when trying to study avian botulism.
The stats read like some sort of apocalypse.
Since 2000, many more than 100,000 birds have died from avian botulism....
| May 29, 2013
| 7:10 AM
It's been called by one bitter antagonist possibly "the worst alien invader the USA has ever encountered. The invasions are widespread and the damage reports are coming in from all our states."
A Westport victim warns that it "spread like wildfire......
| May 22, 2013
| 6:31 PM
Invasive plants have closed a lake at a state recreation area near Nikiski to planes and boats for the summer, with state and federal workers planning to contain the infestation in its waters.
The state Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation says...
| May 24, 2013
| 6:04 AM
The Petoskey-based organization Freshwater Future sent a letter to Congress on Tuesday, requesting that the committee conduct an oversight hearing about the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ work to prevent aquatic invasive species — including...
| May 21, 2013
With Memorial Day weekend upon us, more and more people will be heading into the great outdoors to enjoy warmer weather and sunshine, and to get away from it all.
Please remember to leave wildlife alone.
On Monday, the Pennsylvania Game Commission...