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Located only two hours from the northern part of Metro Detroit and an even a shorter drive from Flint and Saginaw, the Huron County Nature Center is a 280-acre oasis of woods and wetlands in an area of the state known mostly for sugar beets, navy beans…

By Weiting Du Summer is here and so are the annoying mosquitoes. But so, too, are creatures that limit their number. Water mites are close relatives to spiders and live in freshwater. Some of them can parasitize or prey on mosquitoes, according to a re…

Tittabawassee River on May 20, 2020 (right), compared to June 3, 2019 (left). Images: NASA Earth Observatory. By Cassidy Hough Listen to this story:   A combination of heavy rain and aging infrastructure led to the collapse of the Edenville and Sa…