Canada lynx protections deal sealed by US, environmentalists
US Canada Lynx FILE - A Canada lynx is released in Schoolcraft County in Michigan's Upper Peninsula on April 12, 2019. U.S. wildlife officials have agreed to craft a new habitat protection plan for the rare, snow-loving Canada lynx that could include more land in Colorado and other western states. The judge cited the presence of a reproducing lynx population in the southern Rocky Mountains of Colorado. During Donald Trump's presidency, officials said the lynx had recovered and no longer needed protection after their numbers rebounded in some areas. Some scientists warn climate change could undo progress in lynx recovery, by melting away their snowy habitat and decreasing the availability of snowshoe hares.wftv.com
The Ultimate Cuyahoga Valley National Park Travel Guide
Some might be surprised to hear that one of our nation's most visited parks is in Ohio, but a single trip will be enough to convince you otherwise. Bridal-veil waterfalls, a spectacular river, and more than 125 miles of trails are merely supporting characters to this Midwest playground's main act: a conservation success story.outsideonline.com
The Great Lakes are warmer than they’ve ever been in early November: Why that’s a problem in several ways
Some parts of the Northern Great Lakes region were greeted by their first significant snowfall of the season earlier this week, but not even the arrival of the fluffy white stuff could mask these historic times for the Great Lakes themselves.
Canada lynx to keep species protections under legal deal
US-Canada Lynx FILE - A Canada lynx is released in Schoolcraft County in Michigan's Upper Peninsula on April 12, 2019. U.S. wildlife officials have agreed to drop their attempt to strip Canada lynx of federal protections, under a court settlement approved Monday, Nov. 1, 2021, by a judge in Montana. — (AP) — U.S. wildlife officials have agreed to keep federal protections in place for the snow-loving Canada lynx, under a court settlement approved Monday by a judge in Montana. That has left officials to rely on information about lynx habitat and hare populations to gauge the species’ status. Federal wildlife officials did not immediately respond to questions about the settlement.wftv.com
A fall trip to Northern Michigan: 5 fun recommendations from a recent trip
The farm (Michelle Ganley/GMG photo)We had the place to ourselves on a weekday afternoon. Wagner Falls (Michelle Ganley/GMG photo)Foodie tip: Duck Pond Eatery and Beer Garden is right on the border between Christmas and Munising, and it’s great. We didn’t tackle the trip with much of a game plan, so I was really happy to fall into this recommendation. OK, one last shot of the black rocks:Presque Isle (Michelle Ganley/GMG photo)4.) Two tiny people (Michelle Ganley/GMG photo)More foodie specifics: Breakfast at Bodega, brunch at Lagniappe (get the Ya Ka Mein, which is like morning ramen), treats from Donckers.