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Crews will survey streams to find lampreys

BLACK RIVER — The continuing battle against sea lampreys soon will come to locations in the local area. A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service assessment crew will conduct work in Black River (Gogebic County, MI) July 6 through 15, to estimate the abundance of sea lampreys. The information gathered ...

Gypsy moth feeding season nearing its end

Gypsy moth caterpillars have been busy this spring in areas across Michigan. As these now large caterpillars near the pupal or cocoon stage, tree defoliation is at its peak. In highly infested areas, the caterpillars’ munching is audible, and round pellets of frass, or waste, rain down ...