Published on January 13, 2021
Frogs and toads are great companions for your yard and garden. They eat pests like beetles, cutworms and slugs and are an important food source for a variety of other animals including herons, mink, foxes and fish.
Published on November 30, 2020
Learn how to identify spotted lanternfly and take steps to slow its spread.
Published on November 24, 2020
Plants that grow in, along, and just outside water play an important role in protecting water quality and providing habitat for many water loving critters.
Published on November 10, 2020
No matter where you live, stormwater is everyone’s problem.
Published on October 20, 2020
Extending your lakefront garden into the water opens an exciting new opportunity to enhance your property’s beauty and function.
Published on October 6, 2020
Beautify your yard and neighborhood while helping the environment with a rain garden.
Published on September 29, 2020
This fact sheet will provide information and advice to Michigan residents for dealing with this relatively new pest.
Published on June 8, 2020
This document provides suggested practices for community gardens and gardeners to stay safe and minimize risk of COVID-19 transmission. These guidelines are gathered from a combination of resources including the CDC, WHO and Extension services.
Published on May 29, 2020
Along with photos, identification and distribution information, this bulletin (E3438) also discusses the irritant substance urushiol and nonchemical and chemical control options.
Published on March 16, 2020
This tip sheet introduces a few of the rarer pollinators that are poorly known and only referred to by their scientific names.