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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.

Burnham Wildlife Corridor

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.

Removing Invasive Frog-bit Colonies Prevents its Spread Through Michigan

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.

Native Species Return to a Fen Along the Kalamazoo River

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.

Coldwater River in the Trout River

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.

Business Owners, Anglers Work to Stop the Spread of Invasive Species

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.

Restoring Fish Habitat at Lake Shore Marshes

April 29, 2014

Ducks Unlimited restored 80 acres of Lake Ontario wetlands to improve fish and wildlife habitat and create outdoor recreational opportunities.

A City Reconnects to its River

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.

Lake Trout Making a Comeback in Niagara River

July 9, 2013

New research findings from the Great Lakes Fishery Commission are advancing efforts to restore the Niagara River lake trout population.