Invasive species

Catfish in water (left) and red swamp crayfish (right).

How to report suspicious fish and aquatic plant sightings

May 18, 2022

Reporting unusual organisms protects the environment from unwanted invasive species. Be part of the solution by sharing your observations with biologists.

person washing boat

Michigan Clean Boats, Clean Waters Program awards $19,800 to stop the spread of aquatic invasive species

December 15, 2021

Seven projects received funding to educate boaters on the importance of cleaning, draining, and drying equipment.

Infestations of Lymantria dispar increase during drought

May 1, 2019

Localized rainfall patterns can lead to infestations of Lymantria dispar, formerly gypsy moth, caterpillars in Michigan.