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invasive species

  • After years of planning and legal delays, the FishPass Project in the Boardman-Ottaway River is moving ahead.
  • Invasive hemlock woolly adelgid has been found in the Huron-Manistee National Forests.
  • Red-eared sliders are one of the most common pet turtle species in the world. But they can grow to the size of dinner plates and can live around 40 years. Because of that, people often release their pet turtles into the wild. That causes a big problem.
  • Red-eared sliders are one of the most common pet turtle species in the world. But they can grow to the size of dinner plates and can live around 40 years. Because of that, people often release their pet turtles into the wild. That causes a big problem.
  • In October 1960, Prince Akihito of Japan visited Chicago for 21 hours. Chicago’s mayor presented the prince with a diplomatic gift: 18 bluegill. What happened next would change the underwater world of Japan forever.
  • In October 1960, Prince Akihito of Japan visited Chicago for 21 hours. Chicago’s mayor presented the prince with a diplomatic gift: 18 bluegill. What happened next would change the underwater world of Japan forever.
  • They've tried bubbles, sound and electricity. What's next in the fight to keep invasive carp out of Lake Michigan? Also, how might climate change affect our fall colors?
  • More invasive species are knocking on the door of the Great Lakes, and in many cases they’re already here. But scientists are getting better at monitoring, controlling and preventing them.
  • Invasive species often spread by hitching a ride on anglers, especially anglers who don’t clean their gear after fishing. Though this is widely known, research suggests many anglers still don’t clean, even though it protects the very thing they’re after – fish. So, can anything be done to change their minds?
  • Invasive species often spread by hitching a ride on anglers, especially anglers who don’t clean their gear after fishing. Though this is widely known, research suggests many anglers still don’t clean, even though it protects the very thing they’re after – fish. So, can anything be done to change their minds?