Invasive Species http://wemu.org en Michigan League Of Conservation Voters Applauds Great Lakes Mutual Aid Compact http://wemu.org/post/michigan-league-conservation-voters-applauds-great-lakes-mutual-aid-compact <p>Leaders of states and Canadian provinces that border the Great Lakes have agreed to a mutual aid agreement in which staff and expertise will be shared to fight invasive species like the Asian Carp.</p><p></p><p></p><p>Patty Birkholz is Director of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters.&nbsp; She says working together is good.<br /><br />"I think it's very important because the Great Lakes belong to all of the Great Lakes region, not just one or two states or provinces," Birkholz says.</p><p></p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 23:51:48 +0000 Bob Eccles & Taylor Pinson 45079 at http://wemu.org Michigan League Of Conservation Voters Applauds Great Lakes Mutual Aid Compact Michigan Reponds To Corps Of Engineers Carp Proposal http://wemu.org/post/michigan-reponds-corps-engineers-carp-proposal <p><strong>Michigan replies to Army corps invasive species report</strong><br /><br /><br />Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has filed the state's response to the US Army Corps of Engineers invasive species report. Schuette says his biggest complaint is the report fails to outline an aggressive plan to stop Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 00:06:28 +0000 Rick Pluta 43766 at http://wemu.org Michigan Reponds To Corps Of Engineers Carp Proposal First Friday Focus on the Environment: Great Lakes http://wemu.org/post/first-friday-focus-environment-great-lakes <p>On the first Friday of every month, WEMU Morning Edition host David Fair is joined in-studio by Michigan League of Conservation Voters Executive Director Lisa Wozniak. together they bring in the experts that can speak to issues of environmental importance. In this month's installment, the guest is Jon Allen. Jon heads up the Michigan Department of environmental Quality's Office of the Great Lakes.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 11:58:25 +0000 David Fair & Lisa Wozniak 31746 at http://wemu.org First Friday Focus on the Environment: Great Lakes