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Michigan trying new approaches against invasive crayfish | Great Lakes Echo

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By Elinor Epperson Researchers are exploring new techniques to remove an invasive crayfish from Michigan waters. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has been fighting an invasion of red swamp crayfish since they first appeared in the state in 2017. Aggressive attempts to trap and remove the crustacean haven’t worked. Kathleen Quebedeaux, a fisheries biologist […]

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Provincial funding will help homeless move into permanent housing

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A local program that temporarily houses and prepares homeless people to live independently is now provincially funded. “It’s a huge commitment from Ontario Health for Grey-Bruce,” said Stephen Musehl, CEO of Canadian Mental Health Association Grey Bruce. The Ontario government agency has committed $853,600 annualized funding for the program.  “We’ve all seen the opioid crisis, […]

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Foraged Flavors of the Sun: High Summer Wild Herbs and Plants | Great Lakes Now

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Foraged Flavors of the Sun: High Summer Wild Herbs and Plants

This story is a part of “A Year in the Wild Kitchen of the Great Lakes,” a series in partnership with expert forager Lisa M. Rose, with the mission of nurturing a deeper connection with the natural world through foraging. To get started with your foraging journey, begin here with our “Framework to Sustainable and Safe Practices.”

High summer brings an explosion of wild herbs and edible flowers like elderflower, Queen Anne’s lace, monarda, and chicory.

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