New Invasive Species

Well, it seems Michigan has two new invasive aquatic species to worry about.  One, a species called didymosphenia geminata, aka “didymo” or “Rock Snot” causes problems whenever it blooms.  The other, the New Zealand Mud Snail, has already been found in the Pere Marquette river. According to UpNorthLive, “The snails can... Read more

Michigan Swimmer’s Itch Partnership

The Traverse City District Library was the scene of an August 25th meeting of the Michigan Swimmers Itch Partnership (MSIP), attended by LLLA President George Prewitt and LLLA Vice-President Nick Fleeaanis. Jim Vondale, from the Higgins Lake Property Owners Association, presided over the meeting, while the LLLA sponsored the meeting. The MSIP represents... Read more