Biological Station, University of Michigan

Team Typha "Harvesting" Cattails in Cheboygan Marsh

The next phase of UMBS-based research on controlling invasive cattails involves using adapted farm machinery in wetlands. Read more...

U-M's LSA Dean Visits Station

“This is the type of educational experience we’d like all of our students to have,” says University of Michigan College of Literature, Science, and the Arts Dean Andrew Martin of the Biological Station." Read more...

Algae Class Names Diatom after Former UMBS Director

Students in the algae class bravely handled their goopy green study organisms at LSA’s Biological Station and were handsomely rewarded—they discovered three new species in northern Michigan. Read more...

Director Nadelhoffer Talks about Risks of Straits Oil Leak on PBS

In a news segment about the aging oil and gas pipelines that cross the Straits of Mackinac, UMBS Director Knute Nadelhoffer talks about the harm to Great Lakes ecology that would result from a leak. Watch video...

Record Number of Nesting Piping Plovers Recorded

A record number of Great Lakes Piping Plovers (GLPIPL), a federally endangered shorebird, nested in the area this summer. Read more...



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