invasive species

12:53 pm
Tue March 4, 2014

Biologist Attacks Pests with Environmentally Safe Control Agents

The black fly was biologist Daniel P. Molloy's first research target.
Credit R. Rothman NYS Museum

Daniel P. Molloy took on “out of control” flies,  invasive mussels, and now at-risk oysters.

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7:49 pm
Tue November 5, 2013

Asian Carp DNA Detected in Lake Michigan

A single positive sample for Silver Carp showed up in Sturgeon Bay near Door County’s Potawatomi State Park.

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5:21 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

Why Do Forests Matter in the Fight Against Aquatic Invasive Species?

Forest Service representatives are in Milwaukee to talk about efforts to prevent the transfer of invasive species from forests to the Great Lakes.
U.S. Forest Service

It turns out that the health of forests has quite a bit to do with the health of the lakes.

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12:40 pm
Fri August 23, 2013

No Signs of Asian Carp DNA in Lake Michigan Tributary

Asian carp could harm the Great Lakes in a number of ways. They could compete for food with native species. Silver carp can leap out of the water, possibly injuring boaters

Researchers are analyzing water samples from rivers that feed into the Great Lakes.

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12:20 pm
Fri May 17, 2013

Report: Tight Budgets Shouldn't Derail Great Lakes Research

Zebra mussels on a current meter in Lake Michigan
Credit U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

A new report offers a mixed review of the state of the health of the Great Lakes.

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