National Moth Week 2013

National Moth Week 2013

National Moth Week 2013 is around the corner! Are you participating yet? Register today and save the dates: July 20 – July 28, 2013

Hundreds of bird deaths sound alarm on problems in the Great Lakes

Volunteers and biologists walking the beaches of northwestern Michigan’s Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore the past few days have counted nearly 300 dead or dying loons and other fish-eating birds — all victims of botulism… Full Story — website

Invasive Mute Swans

Invasives: Mute Swans

Mute swans are an invasive, non-native species that pose a growing threat to native animals, habitat and people.

Green Bottle Fly

Flies as Pollinators

Research indicates that flies may contribute significantly to pollination of North American flowers and many food plants.

Red-necked False Blister Beetle -Asclera ruficollis

Red-necked False Blister Beetle

Beetles were among one of the first order of insects to pollinate flowers and still play an important role in pollination today.