Environment

Asian Carp photo
LouisvilleUSACE / flickr creative commons

A study about the dating hangouts of Asian Carp could be useful in keeping them from invading the Great Lakes. Current State talks with researcher Dr. Kim Cuddington.


EL greening up its recycling effort

Jul 8, 2015
East Lansing recycling photo
Courtesy city of East Lansing

East Lansing's recycling program is undergoing a transformation this summer. Current State gets details from Public Works and Environmental Services administrator Cathy DeShambo.


Goats photo
Courtesy Ottawa County Parks

West Michigan parks get some help from roaming goats to keep invasive plants under control.


Satellite image of Great Lakes
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center / Flickr Creative Commons

Our Great Lakes Month in Review for June looks at reducing phosphorous runoff into Lake Erie and a Wisconsin town that wants to draw drinking water from Lake Michigan.


Author Doc Fletcher has merged his love for kayaking and baseball in his new book "Paddling and Pastimes: 6 Midwest Cities, the Rivers that Made Them, The Baseball Teams that Entertained Them." Current State talks with Fletcher about the intersection of paddling our rivers and our national pastime.


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