In the Wild

ELi on Earth: What do I do if I Find a Wild Baby Animal?

Friday, June 8, 2018

It's the time of year when animal babies are being born, and it's fairly common in East Lansing to find a nest in your eaves or see a raccoon family crossing the street at dusk. But what do you do when you find a nest or a baby that seems to be left behind? ELi's Paige Filice has the answers.

Hummingbirds Come Back to East Lansing

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

The hummingbirds are coming back. ELi's Aron Sousa explains where they're coming from, what they're doing here, and how you can attract them.

East Lansing Celebrates Earth Day

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Several MSU student organizations are collaborating on The Big Green Gig, a celebration of Earth Day, in Valley Court Park this Saturday. The event will feature live music, plant giveaways and hands-on activities.

Deer Survey to Begin In Eight City Parks

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

MSU students will try to figure out how many deer we've got now in eight East Lansing parks. Then it'll be up the Council to decide what to do from there.

Costco to Fill Wetlands if Permit Obtained

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

The public hearing required before the DEQ can give Costco permission to fill two acres of wetlands in East Lansing will happen tomorrow evening. We explain.

Environmental Groups Ask for Volunteers to Help Monitor Local River Health

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Two local environmental groups are asking for volunteers this weekend (10/1/16) and next (10/8/16) to put on a pair of waders, become citizen scientists and help monitor the help of streams flowing into the Red Cedar River. ELi's Paige Filice explains the process, and how you can get involved.

Pokemon GO Takes Over East Lansing

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

 

Above: Players hunt Pokemon behind The Peoples Church

Have you seen random strangers wandering your neighborhood? Faces glued to their phone screens? Suddenly one of them yells out, “Guys! Guys! I caught a Squirtle!”

Don’t be alarmed; these people are merely playing Pokémon GO.

Still time to forage for spring greens in East Lansing

Monday, May 23, 2016

Above: picking stinging nettles.

This year’s long, cool spring has extended the time to forage for spring greens. I’m grateful for the longer season because I am still just learning what to forage and where to find it locally.

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