Audio Guide to Spring: May 8

May 8, 2020

Garlic mustard is tasty but invasive. It crowds out native plants like spring ephemerals.
Credit Emily Cook

This week on the guide:

Early season trout fly fishing centers around the Hendrickson fly hatch that some call “The Gentlemen’s Hatch.”

Garlic Mustard is the invasive plant that makes great pesto! Here are some recipes courtesy of the Northwest Michigan Invasive Species Network. Got more garlic mustard than you care to eat?  There are special dumpsters throughout the listening area to dispose of it.

Louisiana Waterthrush has arrived in Manistee and Benzie Counties. This is the farthest north you’ll find them nesting.

Global Big Day annual celebration of birds organized by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology is May 9.