Rising water makes Lake Michigan wetlands vulnerable to invaders: TikTok edition


By Great Lakes Echo

High water and ice scouring has shifted native wetlands inland and opened a door to invasive species along Wisconsin’s Lake Michigan coast.

In our newest TikTok, Echo reporter Caroline Miller discusses a recent study published in Wetlands Ecology and Management that documents the first sighting of an invasive species, European frogbit, in Wisconsin and says that it could threaten native plants, fish and invertebrates.

Check out the video edition of the article by clicking on the screenshot below.

A new invasive species called European Frogbit has been documented in Lake Michigan along the coast of Wisconsin.

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