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Great Lakes Wildlife: The Great Lakes Now Episode Quiz-
Test your knowledge on a small, venomous catfish, a Great Lakes docuseries and “The Catch.”
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Extinctions, shrinking habitat spur ‘rewilding’ in cities-
Animal and plant species are dying off at an alarming rate. Their plight is stirring calls for “rewilding” places where they thrived until driven out by development, pollution and climate change.
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New stamps celebrate NOAA marine sanctuaries’ landscapes and marine life-
A Great Lakes national marine sanctuary is included in a new collection of U.S. postage stamps.
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More Canada geese — and their poop — make Michigan home. Blame the heat.-
As Michigan winters warm, more geese are becoming full-time residents, rather than migrating further south. That’s convenient for the geese, but a plague on the park, golf course and beach visitors trying to evade their droppings. Solutions are limited.
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Great Lakes Moment: Rewilding Metropolitan Detroit-
Otters, turkey, walleye and more have all made comebacks in the past few decades, thanks to the rewilding efforts of various organizations.
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River otters return to the Detroit River-
This special column from John Hartig celebrates that after roughly a century, there’s finally photographic evidence that otters have returned to the Detroit River.
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Canada lynx protections deal sealed by US, environmentalists-
U.S. wildlife officials have agreed to craft a new habitat plan for the snow-loving Canada lynx that could include more land in Colorado and other western states where the rare animals would be protected.
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The Catch: Interlochen Public Radio podcast finds ‘[Un]Natural Selection’ in nature-
Producer Dan Wanschura says the new series, called “Natural Selection,” includes multiple stories about the relationship between human resource management and the natural world.