Lily GuineyIPR News Intern
Lily Guiney is a rising junior at Michigan State University, where she studies journalism and international relations.
Lily is a Traverse City native and spent her grade school years performing with the TC West band and orchestra programs in concert at Interlochen, and she is excited to now call the campus her workplace.
At MSU, Lily is a reporter for the State News, where she covers state and local politics along with student-centric news. Her work has also been featured on MSU’s student-run radio station, Impact 89FM.
At IPR, Lily covers environmental issues in the Grand Traverse region.
Outside of work and school, Lily’s interests include reading, hiking, and spoiling her cat.
She is a Taylor Swift enthusiast and an avid cultivator of houseplants.
Bison are on the upswing as ranchers and government officials alike aim to increase their populations across the United States. And that could have implications for other livestock operations.
The work will reroute one of the steepest parts of the hike, and update drainage and accessibility.
Northern Michigan’s wine industry could face a big threat from a small bug.
For about a decade, farmers and researchers have been trying to figure out how to fight a little fruit fly that can devastate cherry crops. Now, they think they have an answer.
Traverse City has been a designated "Tree City USA" for about 30 years. But a study shows it only has about a third of the tree canopy possible. Now, there are efforts to change that.
Each year after the swarms of boaters have left the Torch Lake sandbar following Northern Michigan’s most infamous Fourth of July party, a crew of trash collectors on paddle boards and kayaks take to the water to help the lake recover.
For seven years, local researchers have been trying to find the cause of golden brown algae in Torch Lake with inconclusive results. Now, a partnership with the federal government seeks to expand the scope of the investigation.