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“Do Not Eat” Advisory issued for deer taken in Northeast Michigan

Just weeks into Michigan’s deer hunting season, state officials are telling hunters and residents to avoiding eating what they kill in parts of Iosco County. The Michigan Departments of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and Department of Natural Resources (DNR) jointly issued a “Do Not Eat” advisory today for deer taken within approximately five miles of Clark’s Marsh in Oscoda Township.


Slow-moving Asian carp response keeps lakes at risk

Nine years after carp breached electric barriers designed to keep them out of Lake Michigan, the federal government along with Great Lakes states are still in pursuit of solutions to thwart the carp assault.


Great Lakes Now expands coverage

Meet two new reporters, Jack Nissen and James Proffitt, who are part of our plan to have a correspondent on every Great Lake. 

Next week on DPTV, don't miss "The Door Flint Opened: America’s Drinking Water Crisis," A Great Lakes Now Special on Thursday, November 1st at 9pm.

In this debut of the DPTV Great Lakes Bureau’s series of half-hour specials, GreatLakesNow.org examines how the Flint Water Crisis is shining a light on global water issues. We interview pediatrician Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, who wrote the book “What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City,” and journalist Anna Clark, who authored “The Poisoned City: Flint’s Water and the American Urban Tragedy.” 

Flint doc

Through their words and a journey to Flint, viewers will learn the background of the crisis and where it stands today. Then we venture to the Society of Environmental Journalists annual conference – this year held in Flint -- where we interview journalists, residents, scholars, and advocates about the impact of Flint’s Water Crisis on how journalists cover water issues and the impacts on policymakers.


“The Door Flint Opened; America’s Drinking Water Crisis” airs on DPTV’s Channel 56 WTVS at 9pm on Thursday, November 1st.


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