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Michigan Department of Environmental Quality

Regulators OK fish hatchery expansion on Au Sable River

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — State regulators approved a fish hatchery expansion on the Au Sable River, turning aside objections from groups that fear the operation could contaminate one of northern Michigan’s most prized trout streams. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality granted a pollution discharge permit to Harrietta Hills Grayling Trout Farm, which plans eventually

Michigan bald eagle project: Researcher climbs into nests in the name of science

The project, which examines the levels of chemical contaminants in the birds’ bloodstreams, among other things, has helped generate one of the most comprehensive datasets of its kind in the world. It also has played a significant role in the near-total recovery of a species that was once on the brink of extinction, though the study is likely to come to an end this year.

In Michigan, projects restore St. Clair River fish, wildlife habitat

PORT HURON, Mich. — A dozen projects restoring habitat for fish and wildlife in and around Michigan’s St. Clair River have been completed. Michigan’s Department of Environmental Quality says fish, birds, turtles and pollinators like bees and monarch butterflies will benefit from the restoration work. The projects span from the upper river at Port Huron to the

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