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  • Forest with fog

    Is the "paperless project" really more environmentally friendly?

    Published on October 25, 2019

    The environmental impacts of items that we use every day can be difficult to fully understand. Protocols exist to assess a “cradle to grave” life cycle of any product, but not everything has been put to this sort of intense examination.

  • A man Jordan Andrus holds a large chinook salmon this year. He will process it to remove the stomach for the prey fish diet study.

    Fish diet study reaches another milestone

    Published on October 24, 2019

    Researchers at MSU recently completed dissection of 4,538 trout, salmon, and walleye stomachs collected from Lake Huron and Lake Michigan in 2018.

  • Spotted lanternfly adult

    Deny the spotted lanternfly

    Published on October 10, 2019

    Two things you can do to help keep the spotted lanternfly out of nurseries and landscapes.

  • Local government strategies to protect groundwater

    Published on October 8, 2019

    Groundwater can, and in some places has, become contaminated. Local government is best-suited to prevent contamination from occurring but seldom uses these 11 zoning tools at their disposal to do so.