Lower Michigan

DNR awarded grant to help fight white-nose syndrome in bats

Courtesy: Michigan DNR

LANSING — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced Friday that it has been awarded a grant of $52,500 from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for work on white-nose syndrome, a disease caused by an invasive fungus that only afflicts bats.

$7.5 million available for U.P. communities to help with deep freeze costs

Courtesy: Governor Rick Snyder’s office:

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today said the state is moving swiftly to inform 32 communities in northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula of their eligibility for assistance in repairing critical infrastructure damaged during last winter’s deep freeze.