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Asian carp DNA found in southwestern Michigan

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. | Genetic material from Asian carp has been found in the Kalamazoo River in southwestern Michigan, but there's no indication the invasive fish have become established in the river that flows into Lake Michigan, officials said Tuesday.

October 07, 2014 4:02 pm
EPA releases plan to improve Great Lakes

EPA releases plan to improve Great Lakes

CHICAGO | The Obama administration announced an updated five-year plan for restoring the Great Lakes on Wednesday, calling for accelerated efforts to address toxic pollution, invasive species and farm runoff and restore plant and wildlife habitat.

September 24, 2014 1:23 pm
MARC CHASE: When Fido has scales -- and can eat your face

MARC CHASE: When Fido has scales -- and can eat your face

Oh baby, baby, it's a wild world.

August 03, 2014 12:00 am
Deterrence a goal and challenge at Texas border

Deterrence a goal and challenge at Texas border

A Customs and Border Protection vehicle patrols on the Texas border near the Rio Grande, Thursday, July 24, 2014, in Mission, Texas. Texas is spending $1.3 million a week for a bigger DPS presence along the border. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, Pool)

July 25, 2014 11:00 pm
Deer stroll through Munster

Deer stroll through Munster

January 16, 2014 12:00 am

Otters make major comeback in Illinois

DANVILLE, Ill. | As a sixth-grader in 1997, Josh Gabehart opened one of the pens that held 15 river otters being released at Kennekuk County Park to reintroduce the animal to Illinois waterways.

December 29, 2013 8:15 pm
Great Lakes program inspires rare bipartisanship

Great Lakes program inspires rare bipartisanship

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. | Nowhere has the fervor to cut government down to size been more dramatically on display than in the industrial Midwest.

September 15, 2013 6:45 pm Photos

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US proposes 'musical instrument passports'

BANGKOK (AP) — Musicians, take note: Next time you travel abroad, you might need a passport — for your instrument.

March 13, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Happy trails to you, just as they are for me

GUEST COMMENTARY: Happy trails to you, just as they are for me

Walking is my health hobby. For years, I set a goal of walking on every street in Munster. Keep in mind that I did (and do) drive to a starting point and then begin the morning's walk. Each year, with the Munster street goal accomplished (in total miles about equal to walking to Iowa), I wou…

November 27, 2012 12:00 am
Cutler's status remains up in air

Cutler's status remains up in air

LAKE FOREST, Ill. | The Bears believe they can get by without Jay Cutler. That theory might be tested this week.

November 14, 2012 4:06 pm
Animal Instinct: Family's Porter County home a refuge for healing wild animals

Animal Instinct: Family's Porter County home a refuge for healing wild animals

CHESTERTON | Helping a turtle with a cracked shell mend is a slow process.

October 07, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Remote cameras can be great tools for gardeners

Remote cameras can be great tools for gardeners

Trail cameras are becoming as popular with gardeners and farmers as they are with hunters, who use them to monitor animal behavior.

September 13, 2012 12:00 am

E.C. marsh cleanup to be finished by summer

EAST CHICAGO | Environmental cleanup at Roxana Marsh and an adjacent stretch of the Grand Calumet River remains on schedule with native trees and other vegetation set to be reintroduced this summer, project officials said Wednesday.

January 18, 2012 9:30 pm
When squirrels make a home in your attic

When squirrels make a home in your attic

Keeping trees trimmed back around the house will help limit the squirrels' routes of travel to the roof.

December 28, 2011 5:00 pm

Kentucky state park offering sandhill crane weekends

Barren River Lake State Resort Park in south-central Kentucky is hosting two weekends for people who want to get a closer look at sandhill cranes as they make their annual stop.

December 14, 2011 3:00 pm

Governor: Former prison farm to become state game bird habitat

INDIANAPOLIS | Land that once was a state prison farm in Pine Township soon will become a habitat for game birds.

December 08, 2011 11:00 am
Holiday feasting

Holiday feasting

November 26, 2011 12:00 am
Cater to snowbirds, and they will come

Cater to snowbirds, and they will come

Hulled sunflower seeds attract jays, red-bellied woodpeckers (pictured), finches, cardinals, evening grosbeaks, pine grosbeaks, and small feeder birds.

November 16, 2011 4:45 am
Wildlife trapping: strong feelings for and against

Wildlife trapping: strong feelings for and against

COOLBAUGH, Pa. | Barry Warner has loved wildlife since boyhood, and lived out his dream of becoming a conservation officer. He sees no contradiction in the fact that he's also a lifelong trapper, skilled at capturing wild animals and, if appropriate, killing them as part of an avocation that…

October 08, 2011 9:00 pm

Don't sacrifice wildlife in name of fiscal austerity

When our senators return to Washington soon, they will begin work on a catchall spending bill for the federal government that could spell disaster for our wildlife.

September 01, 2011 12:00 am
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