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Updated December 2019
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Jeff Kart, a.k.a. "Mr. Great Lakes," hosts Q-90.1 FM's weekly look at environmental issues.
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EGLE has made resources available online for property owners affected by high lake levels. Michigan's two largest utilities see an increasing role for renewable energy, but say cost remains a barrier.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
The group behind the Adopt a Beach program has published the results of this year's cleanups. The Saginaw Basin Land Conservancy is featured in a US News and World Report article. The Michigan League of Conservation voters is applauding a bill that makes it easier to install solar panels.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
A public meeting on Thursday will cover an environmental settlement with the Dow Chemical Company. The Saginaw Bay Agricultural Conservation Awards are coming in December. Huron Pines has reached a major milestone in river restoration.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
A Harvard study suggests more wind turbines and solar panels should be installed in our area, MI Power Grid guides residents through the state's transition to clean energy, and you should consider composting or mowing your leaves this fall.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
The folks at Pure Michigan say the state is bathed in fall colors right now. A bird once threatened with extinction is now thriving. Two groups are working together to improve environmental protection efforts.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
An online map can tell you when to expect fall colors in your area. New opinion maps show how different areas view climate change. The National Solar Tour is happening this weekend.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
The threat from mosquito-spread diseases continues until the first frost and Michigan communities are receiving grants to expand recycling programs.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
Tips to help protect the environment during your end of summer activities and Wildlife Drive in Saginaw County has reopened.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
The Saginaw Basin Land Conservancy is discussing a regional plan for litter-free land. A fish spawning habitat restoration project has begun in Saginaw Bay.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
An online story map that details the efforts to combat invasive species and proper disposal of unused medications.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
The Great Lakes continue to set water level records, author Jerry Dennis will be the keynote speaker for State of the Bay, and solar property tax legislation has passed both the Michigan House and Senate.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
The Saginaw Bay Watershed Initiative Network awarded $92,000 in grants for area projects, severe cold and heavy rainfall in the past year are taking are taking a toll on Michigan farms, and a new recycling education campaign launched this week.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
A single balloon can travel thousands of miles and pollute an ecosystem according to a new study. Beaches across the state are being tested for E. coli.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
Great Lakes water levels have reached record highs and farmland can be now be used for solar arrays and remain in the Farmland and Open Space Preservation Program.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
Nearly half of endangered or threatened species are at risk because of invasive species. Bay County Mosquito Control is holding a scrap tire collection.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
Bay City is trying to get the word out on proper recycling and disposal.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
The reopening of Wildlife Drive is delayed due to restoration efforts. A survey by AAA finds there's not much buzz over electric cars in America.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
The EPA is seeking input on Great Lakes restoration. Michigan's state park system turns 100.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
The Whitmer administration is revisiting a state policy that some say has acted as a barrier to solar development. May is American Wetlands Month.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
Little Forks Conservancy is looking for volunteers to help remove an invasive plant. EAGLE is funding river, stream, and creek clean ups.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is taking on a new name and new responsibilities. Bay City celebrates Earth Day with compost and recycling events. The state of Michigan is supporting the growth of recycling markets.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
The 2019 State of Lake Huron Conference has been announced for Oct. 8-11. The Bay Area Community Foundation is awarding grants for community impact initiatives. The Saginaw Bay Agricultural Conservation Awards are seeking nominations.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
Watercraft users in Michigan will now have to take steps to prevent the spread of invasive species. Consumers Energy has filed a settlement regarding its integrated resource plan.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
What's being done to protect Lake Huron? Learn about a binational effort to protect the lake and fishery workshops open to the public.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
Great Lakes advocates gathered in Washington, DC this week to support clean water. The deadline for removing ice shanties in the northern Lower Peninsula is March 15. Recycling efforts are getting a boost in Michigan,By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
The State of the Bay Conference is seeking presentations. Michigan's recycling program has grown from 2017 to 2018.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
Groups are seeking public input on money to help Lake Huron and a budget bill signed last week supports core programs to protect the Great Lakes.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
Two new state offices that deal with environmental issues have been established and nominations are being accepted for the Saginaw Bay Agriculture Conservation Awards.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
A Tennessee company is recognized for helping farmers with conservation efforts in the Saginaw Bay watershed and SC Johnson joins a global partnership to fight plastic pollution.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
Michigan is number one among Great Lakes states for jobs created by hunting and fishing purchases. Delta College wins a national award for efforts to tackle climate change. The Michigan DEQ funds local municipalities to hold scrap tire drop off events.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
The Michigan DNR has a new toolkit available to make use of wood from urban trees. January is National Radon Action Month.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
The State Office of the Great Lakes recognizes environmental efforts in the Saginaw Bay region. The first set of state designated water trails includes one running through Saginaw County. And more than $85,000 was distributed in 2018 by the Saginaw Watershed Initiative Network.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
A project to identify small, obsolete dams that impede fish spawning and 2018 was a big year for beach cleanups.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
Don't flush your unused prescription drugs. The DNR has put out a Michigan-inspired holiday gift guide for outdoors enthusiasts.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
Michigan Water School, a public land sale, and PFAS in car child seats.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
A brief on the environment awaits Governor Elect Gretchen Whitmer and a reauthorization act geared at protecting the Great Lakes is headed for President Trump's desk.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
The Alliance for the Great Lakes has released an advocacy toolkit to help people fight plastic pollution. A study finds that restoring land and coastal wetlands in the U.S. could play a larger role in reducing global warming than previously thought.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
SVSU has received additional resources to complete an environmental conditions study of the Saginaw Bay Watershed and the state of Michigan is planning on spending $65 million on air quality improvements.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
A state program that allows people to generate their own electricity with renewable energy continues to grow. Two research teams will develop an evaluation tool focusing on recovery work completed at toxic hot spots, including the Saginaw River and Bay.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
Oct. 29 is the deadline for comments on agricultural practices in Michigan. More than 12,000 lake sturgeon are swimming in Michigan waters thanks to an effort to rehabilitate the species. More than $840,000 in grants have been awarded by the Coastal Management Program.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
The Michigan DEQ is seeking input on surface water quality monitoring locations. The state is looking for Adopt a Park volunteers. Tri City Brewing in Bay City is participating in a national forests campaign.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
Failing septic systems may be a big cause of water quality issues in the Saginaw Bay. A poll shows support for stronger protections against the spread of Asian carp in the Great Lakes. Delta College has been recognized as a top performer in sustainability.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
Threatened lake sturgeon are being reintroduced to the Cass River. A forest management workshop is taking place in Gladwin.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
A Saginaw Bay resiliency summit is scheduled for August 15 in Frankenmuth. Huron Pines of Gaylord has taken ownership of its first nature preserve.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
The Nature Conservancy is hosting a free lunch and discussion for farmers and conservationists. NOAA Fisheries is recommending $4.8 million for Great Lakes restoration projects.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
DTE Energy is proposing the largest electric vehicle-charging infrastructure program in the Midwest. A new livery at Sanford Lake Park will include kayaks and canoes for rent along with storage and safety equipment. Beakers, Brushes, and Boats is the name of a new day camp being put on by BaySail and the Saginaw Bay Community Sailing Association.…
Forest management recommendations are being presented at DNR open houses. A quarterly climate outlook showed lower than normal temperatures in March and April, and high ones in May.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
The EPA will host a public engagement session in Saginaw next month. A disease is turning Michigan wildlife into "zombies."By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
Consumers Energy plans to retire more coal plants near Bay City. A series of free webinars focus on extreme storms and flooding.By Q-90.1 FM WUCX
Land owners in Bay, Saginaw, and Midland counties are among those targeted for a voluntary program to restore wildlife habitat.More information:offices.usda.govBy Q-90.1 FM WUCX
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