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Up North Lowdown: Invasive but legal

Left: Anna Ohler co-owns Bright Lane Gardens, a plant nursery in Lake Ann. They have committed to not sell certain invasive species that are often popular among gardeners, as part of a program called Go Beyond Beauty. (Photo: Ellie Katz/IPR News) Top right: The "Stories that Heal" workshop helps people take their stories of trauma and loss and process them through song. Bottom right: IPR's "Points North" podcast received four regional Murrow Awards for recent episodes dealing with rock hunting, an ice rescue, freshwater jellyfish and teaching Native language.
Left: Anna Ohler co-owns Bright Lane Gardens, a plant nursery in Lake Ann. They have committed to not sell certain invasive species that are often popular among gardeners, as part of a program called Go Beyond Beauty. (Photo: Ellie Katz/IPR News)
Top right: The "Stories that Heal" workshop helps people take their stories of trauma and loss and process them through song.
Bottom right: IPR's "Points North" podcast received four regional Murrow Awards for recent episodes dealing with rock hunting, an ice rescue, freshwater jellyfish and teaching Native language.

This week: Some Michigan plant nurseries fight back against invasive species. Plus: "Stories that Heal" takes us to Benzie County. And IPR wins some awards!

Ed Ronco is IPR's news director.
Max Copeland is the local weekday host of All Things Considered on Interlochen Public Radio and the producer of The Up North Lowdown, IPR’s weekly news podcast.