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Great Lakes Take Global Stage-
The 2023 UN Water Conference highlights risks and opportunities for the Great Lakes region.00
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Frogs, salamanders, and fairy shrimp are appearing at a vernal pool near you-
Vernal pools in forests are critical to a number of species, including wood frogs and newts. Not all vernal pools are protected from destruction.
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Artificial reefs bring wild lake trout to Lake Huron-
The constructed reefs are likely to be adequate for fish to breed and reproduce indefinitely.
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Enbridge Line 5 tunnel project in Michigan delayed another 1.5 years-
Permitting delays have tacked on another year-and-a-half to the planned Line 5 tunnel project under the Straits of Mackinac.
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Multi-million dollar restoration projects proposed for the Saginaw Bay watershed; paid with settlement money from corporate polluters-
Ten restoration projects have been proposed, including wetlands and other wildlife habitats.
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Few good options for shrinking Michigan’s problem deer herds-
Deer are invading Michigan’s suburbs, resulting in car crashes, habitat destruction and disease concerns. But affected Michigan communities probably can’t sterilize or kill enough deer to reverse the trend.
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Michigan mallards are in decline. Are domestic ducks weakening their genes?-
Commercial game farms have long raised and released domestic ducks for hunters to target. Research shows those ducks are breeding with wild mallards, weakening their genes and possibly threatening their survival.