Tag: Lake Michigan

January 25, 2018

Algae and warming water could be killing Michigan waterfowl

Since the late 1990s, an increasing number of waterfowl have been dropping and drowning in the Great Lakes due to more frequent botulism outbreaks. Biologists recently found evidence that warming...

September 11, 2017

Stocking helps some Lake Michigan fish more than others

Recreational fishing is a major industry in Lake Michigan, but stocking doesn’t benefit all fish species equally, especially as invasive mussels and other factors deplete nutrients from the waters. To...