Published on August 26, 2022
MSU Extension administers the Michigan Clean Water Corps, or MiCorps, a statewide network of volunteer-based monitoring programs measuring lake and stream water quality.
State of the Great Lakes 2022 Reports: A look at prevention, control, and impact mitigation for aquatic invasive species in the Great Lakes
Published on August 23, 2022
While prevention of overall new aquatic invasive species is rated as good, the impact of the continued spread of existing invasive species nets the lakes a "poor" rating.
Published on August 5, 2022
Patty Cotter’s photo highlights one of MSU Extension Master Gardener’s missions: Teaching others how to garden to protect water quality.
Published on August 1, 2022
Swimmer’s itch is an allergic reaction to a parasitic infection – while it sounds frightening, it’s not nearly as serious as it sounds.
Published on July 29, 2022
Wildlife sightings, soothing sounds, and scenic beauty are just a few benefits from having a backyard water feature.
Published on July 1, 2022
Become familiar with aquatic invasive species and how best to prevent their spread.
Published on June 21, 2022
This novel approach to restoring shorelines with native plant seeds secured in homemade coir logs is being tested on the Keweenaw Peninsula.
Published on May 26, 2022
Didymo, a nuisance alga known as rock snot, could be trouble for the treasured trout fishery in the Upper Manistee River.
Published on May 18, 2022
Reporting unusual organisms protects the environment from unwanted invasive species. Be part of the solution by sharing your observations with biologists.
Published on May 2, 2022
Whether you have lived in Michigan most or all of your life or you moved here at some point, take some time to learn about Michigan Watersheds so you can do your part to help steward the Great Lakes for the next generations to enjoy.