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November 17, 2017 | Urban and suburban landscapes with short grass and few predators offer food and protection for Canada geese. Lush lawns along lakes and in golf courses are highly attractive to this bird.
October 23, 2017 | Warm weather, fertilizers, and excessive plant growth can decrease the oxygen levels in our lakes, rivers, and ponds.
September 12, 2017 | Aquatic invasive species super plants! Withstanding acidic soil, variable light conditions, flooding and, multiplying beyond control in a single year.
August 24, 2017 | Every voice is an important voice. Take this opportunity to weigh in on the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement action plan for phosphorous reduction in Lake Erie.
June 13, 2017 | Aquatic invasive species control is costly for our state but preventable through clean watercraft and water sport practices
May 1, 2017 | Protecting water quality means protecting inland lake shorelines from erosion and stormwater runoff. Restoring inland lake shorelines means selecting and planting the shoreline with Michigan native plants.
May 1, 2017 | Managing standing water near your home and business can help control mosquitoes that transmit disease. Keeping your lawn cut can reduce tick populations.
April 3, 2017 | Clean Boats, Clean Waters and Mid-Michigan Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area collaborate to host free “Train the Trainer” programs in Ingham and Ionia counties in May.
March 30, 2017 | Michigan Natural Shorelines Partnership members are offering workshops about creating and managing natural shoreline landscapes on inland lakes. The first workshop will be held on May 20 in Cass County and the second on Aug. 15 in Barry County.
March 30, 2017 | Through careful planning, lakeshore landscaping can provide both a finished well-manicured look and adequate erosion protection.