Articles by Eric Freedman

When it comes to wildlife at Isle Royale National Park, most eyes are on the wolves and moose. But the 17 other mammal species on the island draw far less scientific and public attention.More
Mercury levels remain high in the lakes, rivers and fish of the western part of Michigan's Upper Peninsula despite a substantial decline in airborne mercury emissions over the past 30 years.More
The once-abundant black tern is far less abundant in Great Lakes wetlands, a victim of habitat loss and invasive plant species.More
Climate change may give a big boost to dairy farming in the Midwest, including Michigan and northern Wisconsin, a new study of the future for U.S. dairy farms reports.More
In a startling turn-about, Lake Superior has lost its championship title as the clearest of the Great Lakes.More
Martens are North America's most frequently translocated carnivore, with projects in 16 states and six provinces from the 1800s until the present. They were wiped out in most of the Great Lakes region after European colonization and later reestablished in some states.More