|Purple loosestrife is an invasive plant deemed harmful to the watershed. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)|
Michigan DNR is encouraging residents to become familiar with the wide variety of snakes the occupy Michigan. There are a total of 17 species, and according to DNR, 16 of those pose no threat to humans. In fact snakes play a pivotal role in many important facets of the ecosystem. To learn more about the snakes in Michigan, visit HERE.
"Stewarship Volunteers" are playing a helpful role in helping take care of public areas around Michigan, such as helping identify and removing invasive plant species. These volunteers roles are honored in the story Stewardship volunteers give back to state parks