Arrow Can wasps save the ash tree? Native Americans are giving it a try

Vic Bogosian has an 18,000-strong army--or, rather, air-force--of wasps, and he's looking for more draftees. They're fighting an enemy of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi, the emerald ash borer, an invasive species from China that has been wiping out an important part of Michigan's Native American culture, the ash tree.........Huron County MORE
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Saginaw Basin Land Conservancy Event Calendar

Youth in the Great Outdoors
www.sblc-mi.org/calendar.html

Cass River Events

Youth in the Great Outdoors
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Arrow Do not mow Japanese Knotweed

If you see a bamboo-like shrub with reddish stems at the edge of your yard, take note and do not cut, dig or mow it. It might beJapanese Knotweed, a plant that is invading areas of Michigan and poses threats to natural areas and developed property.........Huron County MORE
Arrow MACD Honors Stephen Shine with Friend of Conservation Award

The Michigan Association of Conservation Districts (MACD) honored Stephen Shine, Conservation Programs Unit Manager with the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) with the 2015 Friend of Conservation Award on Tuesday, October 27th.........Huron County MORE
Arrow Latest Information on Invasive and Exotic Species in Michigan

The latest information on invasive and exotic species in MIchigan to date.........Huron County MORE
Arrow About The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is the agency of the state of Michigan charged with promoting wise management of the state's air, land and water resources to support a sustainable environment, healthy communities and vibrant economy.........Huron County MORE
Arrow Michigan’s congressional delegation appeals directly to Canadian PM to stop Lake Huron nuke dump

Michigan’s two United States Senators have sent a letter to Canada’s new prime minister to kill plans for a nuclear waste dump along Lake Huron.........Huron County MORE
Arrow Michigan panel approves fishing regulation changes

State officials have adopted a number of changes in fishing regulations.........Huron County MORE
Arrow Friends of the Shiawassee River

September 22, 2015, Owosso, MI – On a sunny day – the last day of summer - the Friends of the Shiawassee River (Friends) gathered along our river in downtown Owosso to announce a new initiative that will help ramp up and sustain the Friends’ efforts to clean and monitor stretches of our waterway as well as promote all the fun to be had out on our river..........Huron County MORE
Arrow Many young walleye swimming in Saginaw Bay, DNR fish survey finds

Officials from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources  (DNR) this month completed their annual review of fish populations in the Saginaw Bay..........Huron County MORE
Arrow Corunna Council Oks work on grant to remove dam

The city will enlist the help of GEI Consultants to write a proposal for a Michigan Department of Natural Resources Aquatic Habitat Grant Program (AHGP) application.........Huron County MORE
Arrow New water quality testing to begin at Michigan beaches

Michigan will become the first state to monitor beaches using a new, rapid testing method for water quality to quickly address potential public health concerns and keep people safe.........Huron County MORE
Arrow Michigan Department of Environmental Quality- Environmental Calendar (June 29th, 2015)

The DEQ Environmental Assistance Center (EAC) is available to provide direct access to environmental programs, answers to environmental questions, referrals to technical staff, and quick response. Questions on any items listed in the calendar can be referred to the EAC.........Huron County MORE
Arrow Saginaw Bay Water Trail Alliance

Featured in the Midland Daily Newspaper. "Kayaks, canoes, and other non-motorized watercraft don't leave tracks, but they do take to trails. Water trails that is, also known as blue-ways".........Huron County MORE
Arrow Saginaw Bay Watershed Regional Conservation Partnership Project

The Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) is a new program being implemented by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) under the 2014 Farm Bill. The RCPP intends to make $1.2 billion in federal funding available over 10 years to address critical conservation concerns across the country.........Huron County MORE

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Arrow Saginaw Bay Coastal Initiative - Service Announcement

It’s spring and it’s a great time to consider ways that each of us can help protect the water quality in Saginaw Bay. The city of Bay City and Saginaw have finished construction of large underground retention treatment basins to ensure that untreated sewage overflowes into the Saginaw River are finally a thing of the past.........Huron County MORE
Arrow NRC approves antlerless deer license quotas
DNR
July 15, 2013 - The Department of Natural Resources will make approximately the same number of public-land antlerless deer licenses available to hunters this fall as last, after the Natural Resources Commission approved antlerless license quotas at its meeting last week in Lansing.......Huron County MORE
Arrow Michigan landowners encouraged to maximize the value of forestlands through conservation
DNR
EAST LANSING, July 19, 2013 – USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service and U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow announce today new federal resources for eligible Michigan forest landowners to help them maximize the value of their forestland. Forestland conservation measures can lead to more profitable timber, but also provide better wildlife habitat, additional recreational opportunities, as well as cleaner air and water.......Huron County MORE
Arrow Good News for Great Lakes Restoration Funding, Thank You!
DNR
Our members of Congress heard YOUR call loud and clear -- hold strong and reject budget cuts to the EPA and Great Lakes Restoration Initiative......Huron County MORE
Arrow 2013 collector-edition duck stamp and prints available for purchase
DNR

2013 collector-edition duck stamp and prints available for purchase; proceeds contribute to wetlands conservation.
The Michigan Duck Hunters Association (MDHA), in cooperation with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR), has introduced the 2013 collector-edition Michigan duck stamp and prints......Huron County MORE

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