Peter Payette


With few friends on Great Lakes, chorus grows for cormorant kills

August 15, 2018 | Peter Payette

As fish numbers drop in Michigan’s northern waters, efforts to limit the birds have ranged from raccoon squads to slicking their eggs with oil. Now the big guns are getting involved. (with slideshow)

Battle building over fish farming in Great Lakes

September 10, 2015 | Peter Payette

Supporters see a potential $1 billion industry for Michigan, while conservation and sport fishing groups cite the risks of pollution and disease.