Stay away from algae decay

By LUCY SCHROEDER Capital News Service LANSING — As if you needed another reason not to play with stinky piles of algae: Decaying algae can promote the growth of bacteria that could make people and animals sick, according to recent … Continue reading →

Seed-stealing bugs threaten prairie restoration

By LIAM TIERNAN Capital News Service LANSING — Bugs hinder prairie restorations more than previously thought, according to research conducted at Michigan State University. The study found that arthropods — which include insects, spiders and crustaceans — account for the … Continue reading →

April 21, 2017 CNS Budget

To: CNS Editors From: Perry Parks and Sheila Schimpf For technical problems, contact CNS technical manager Pechulano Ali, (517) 940-2313, For other issues contact Perry Parks,, (517) 388-8627. Here is your file: Three-story criminal justice package: STEPPINGUP: … Continue reading →