Climate change may affect algal blooms: IJC

Climate change is expected to influence the rate of phosphorus entering Lake Erie, causing the faster development of harmful algal blooms (HABs) and longer recovery timeframes, said a report released this week by the International Joint Commission. Read the full story...

Wisconsin’s ice-breaker ferry ride through Death’s Door

It’s just a two and a half hour drive from Green Bay, Wisconsin to the tip of the Door Peninsula where the family owned Washington Island Ferry awaits to take you on a five mile, thirty minute boat ride to another world. Read and listen to the full story by KCBX – San...

It’s the winter of the snowy owl in mid-Michigan

Scientists, until fairly recently, believed that snowy owl migrations were driven by hunger and scarce resources in the Arctic, a southern quest for food. While that can be a factor in some years, it’s usually the opposite that’s true. Read the full story...