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U.S. Senate Assault on Clean Water Act Will Leave Environment, Economy Vulnerable to Invasive Species
April 17, 2018
The U.S. Senate is poised to vote as early as tomorrow on eliminating protections that prevent aquatic invasive species from entering U.S. waters through ballast water.
September 15, 2015
Migratory birds and butterflies have a safe place to stop over, thanks to the Burnham Wildlife Corridor. Invasive species have been removed and volunteers have planted thousands of native trees and shrubs in their place.
July 7, 2015
Removing invasive frog-bit from the Alpena Wildlife Sanctuary helped restore fish and waterfowl habitat and taught people how to help prevent its spread.
August 27, 2014
By removing invasive species from a wetland fen outside of Kalamazoo, Mich., native plants returned on their own and ecosystem health improved.
August 27, 2014
Reducing riverbank erosion and placing fallen trees in the Coldwater River restored fish habitat and led to a 38-fold increase in the site’s trout population.
June 6, 2014
Researchers, working with agencies, bait shop owners, and anglers, are developing a public education campaign to prevent the spread of invasive species.
April 29, 2014
Ducks Unlimited restored 80 acres of Lake Ontario wetlands to improve fish and wildlife habitat and create outdoor recreational opportunities.
August 6, 2013
Stabilizing the river banks, removing invasive species, installing rain gardens and adding a park along the Root River has improved the health of the river.
July 9, 2013
New research findings from the Great Lakes Fishery Commission are advancing efforts to restore the Niagara River lake trout population.