MSU researchers part of $2.7 million project funded by Department of Energy

Two MSU researchers are part of a $2.7 million U.S. Department of Energy project studying sorghum, which is of interest as a biofuel. Researchers want to pinpoint genes that contribute to plant health and yield.

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  • Land protection can benefit freshwater species by protecting the features that facilitate movement from one waterbody to another. An example of a lake that is accessible to both aquatic (e.g., fish) and semi-aquatic wildlife (e.g., amphibians) is the Lake of the Clouds in Porcupine Wilderness State Park in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Aquatic wildlife can access the lake via the Upper Carp River, whereas semi-aquatic wildlife can access the lake through the surrounding wetlands and forest. Photo: Ian McCullough.

    Does protecting land help freshwater species?

    Published on October 4, 2019

    A recently published Michigan State University study in the journal Landscape Ecology looked at connectivity among Michigan lakes from the perspective of both aquatic and semi-aquatic wildlife.

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