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Radio Made in Michigan
2:08 pm
Tue June 4, 2013

Current State #100 | June 4, 2013

Today on Current State: Michigan’s Indian tribes react to the possibility of a Michigan wolf hunt; the invasive garlic mustard; discussing Detroit’s future; and Lansing’s interactive art Sculptures in the Park.

Radio Made in Michigan
2:06 pm
Tue June 4, 2013

Michigan's five Indian tribes set to challenge wolf hunt

Michigan state wildlife officials have tallied the wolf population in the state at 658 wolves with only 43 of those to be taken in the scheduled hunt.
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A controlled wolf hunt is scheduled to start this November in Michigan.  Opponents of the Upper Peninsula hunt were encouraged recently when they succeeded in securing a ballot proposal for next year that would end hunting and trapping in the state.

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Radio Made in Michigan
2:03 pm
Tue June 4, 2013

Looking ahead to Detroit's long-term future

Detroit is not the only large American city in trouble. Cleveland, Buffalo and St. Louis are all facing similar financial situations as the Motor City.
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Detroit’s in an immediate crisis. Emergency Manager Orr will be deciding in a couple of weeks whether bankruptcy is an option. If it should move in that direction, what’s the way forward? There has been a lot of talk about the Detroit Institute of Arts' assets, as well as other museums. What kinds of discussions need to be had? 

 

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Radio Made in Michigan
2:01 pm
Tue June 4, 2013

Garlic mustard, an edible invasive species

Garlic Mustard while edible for humans is not eaten by mammals or insects.
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Garlic mustard is a Michigan non-native plant that turns up all over the state.  It out-competes native plants with its prolific number of seeds, blocking nutrients for surrounding species.  While edible for humans, the weed is not eaten by other mammals or insects.

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Radio Made in Michigan
1:54 pm
Tue June 4, 2013

Sculptures in the Park returns to Lansing

Featuring ten artworks by Michigan artists, "Sculptures in the Park" is a fully interactive experience, complete with a downloadable App where artists like Doug DeLind speak about their individual pieces.
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The summer public art installation “Sculptures in the Park” has returned to Lansing. Ten artists have installed pieces in Wentworth Park.

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