© 2021 MICHIGAN RADIO
91.7 Ann Arbor/Detroit 91.3 Port Huron 104.1 Grand Rapids 91.1 Flint
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
News

Stateside: Wildfire threats in MI; bird migration changes; Oakland Co. politics shift

zoltan-tasi-CzW-wxA15j8-unsplash_0.jpg

Today on Stateside, we hear about the shifting political sands in Oakland County. Also, climate change and Michigan birds. Plus, we discuss the arid conditions in much of Michigan. It’s creating a greater risk of wildfire, earlier in the season than normal.

[Get Stateside on your phone: subscribe on Apple Podcasts or Google Podcasts today.]

Listen to the full show above or find individual conversations below.

Earlier drought season in Michigan increases risk of wildfire

SS_20210621_Rogers_fire_threat.mp3
Stateside's conversation with Paul Rogers

  • Paul Rogers is with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. 

U of M researchers find changes in birds' physical forms and migration not connected

SS_20210621_Zimova_Winger_Bird_migration.mp3
Stateside's conversation with Marketa Zimova and Ben Winger

  • Marketa Zimova is an evolutionary biologist at the University of Michigan and the lead researcher of the study, which appears in the Journal of Animal Ecology.
  • Ben Winger is an evolutionary biologist, an ornithologist at the University of Michigan and a senior author of the study.
     

Oakland County’s shifting political sands

SS_20210621_Stanton_Oakland_GOP.mp3
Stateside's conversation with Zack Stanton

  •    Zack Stanton is deputy editor at Politico, and a native of Macomb County.