Thursday, June 12, 2014

Outdoor News from Michigan 6/12/2014

Purple loosestrife is an invasive plant deemed...
Purple loosestrife is an invasive plant deemed harmful to the watershed. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Here is the weekly fishing report for 6/12/2104

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