Lake Erie harmful algal bloom is expected to be smaller and less severe in 2020

Scientists predict the harmful algal bloom in western Lake Erie this summer will be worse than in 2018, but not as severe as last year. Read the full story by The Plain Dealer.

First endangered piping plover couple of season makes nest at Sleeping Bear Dunes

Sleeping Bear Dunes in Michigan provides habitat for anywhere from one-third to half of all nesting Great Lakes piping plovers in a given year — and as such, is home to an active plover monitoring and protection program. Read the full story by MLive.

MI EnviroImpact tool: Help your crops spring forward by keeping nutrients on the field

MI EnviroImpact Tool is a free decision support tool for short-term nutrient application planning that shows daily runoff risk across Michigan. Read full article by MSU Extension.