Friday, June 9th, 2023
Friday, June 9th, 2023

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Rick Fowler

Studies show road salt is negatively affecting rivers and streams in Michigan, across U.S.

The salt used to melt snow and ice on Michigan roads eventually washes into soil, lakes, and streams, in some cases contaminating drinking water reservoirs and wells. It has killed or endangered wildlife in freshwater ecosystems, since high chloride levels are toxic to fish, bugs, and amphibians, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.
During the May 1, Northern Inland Lakes Fishing Advisory Committee meeting, John Gannon and Dr. Roy Tassava of the Mullett Lake Preservation Society gave a presentation agreeing with the EPA and voicing their concerns of this on-going issue.

Michigan seeks input on muskie management plan

Indian River, Mich. — The muskie is a popular game fish here in Michigan. However, there has been a decrease in the harvesting of these fish plus many of those caught and released are not always reported. Thus, the Michigan Management Plan for Muskellunge was developed. The management plan centers on five goals: to protect,

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