Gypsy Moth Quarantine

Officials for the Indiana Department of Natural Resources have taken steps to combat the infestation of gypsy moths by placing a quarantine throughout northeastern Indiana. This makes Indiana the seventeenth (17th) state in the country to enforce such a quarantine. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium’s Tom Scheck reports:

Rowing Camp Empowers Women

During the summer, almost every community has sports camps for children. But for women over 30, it’s tough to find a week-long outdoor experience that’s both physically and mentally challenging. That is, until now. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium’s Karen Kelly recently visited a camp in Massachusetts that introduces women from all walks of life to the sport of rowing:

Wildcrafting Makes Inroads

We often hear about big corporations adopting better environmental practices to boost their business…and improve their image. Those changes are usually motivated by profits. It’s more unusual to find a business built from the ground up around the ideas of ethics, sustainable development, and environmental stewardship. But the Great Lakes Radio Consortium’s Wendy Nelson found one man who has created a company around these principles….even though it may ultimately hinder the growth of his business: