Push on to improve conservation education

By MAXWELL EVANS Capital News Service LANSING — When NASA reported 2017 to be the second-hottest year on record, the announcement was confirmation of a continuing trend: All 18 of the hottest years in modern history have occurred in the … Continue reading →

Catch and release kills many fish

By JACK NISSEN Capital News Service LANSING — Catch and release was meant to help sustain fish populations. But a four-year study shows it may do the opposite. Almost half of lake trout caught in Lake Huron and Lake Superior … Continue reading →

Michigan protects more than a dozen shipwreck areas

By CARL STODDARD Capital News Service LANSING — More than a dozen underwater preserves along Michigan’s Great Lakes coastlines have been established to protect hundreds of shipwrecks. The Michigan Underwater Preserves Council lists the following state-designated sites:   — Alger … Continue reading →