Angelica A. Morrison

Great Lakes Today Reporter/Project Coordinator

Angelica was born and raised in upstate New York, and has a passion for the area and the Great Lakes. One of her favorite activities is spending time on the beaches of Lake Erie and Lake Ontario, sunbathing or camping. Angelica is a multimedia journalist with more than a decade of experience at news organizations including the Observer-Dispatch and WKTV in Utica, N.Y.; she is now based at WBFO in Buffalo, N.Y. She graduated from Buffalo State College. 

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by ANGELICA A. MORRISON

Canada is moving to legalize recreational use of marijuana, and officials predict that it’s likely to happen by the end of the year. As pot suppliers gear up for the change. one huge greenhouse being built near the U.S. border is raising some concerns.


MAYO CLINIC / TICK REMOVAL

Environmental experts are debunking old myths when it comes to removing a tick.

CDC / Black legged tick

When the weather gets warm and tick season starts, most people worry about Lyme disease. But some Great Lakes states are a hot spot for another dangerous tick-borne disease -- the Powassan Virus.


Great Lakes states have struggled with plastic pollution for decades. Now, New York state is making a bold move when it comes to pollution caused by single-use plastic bags.

by ANGELICA A. MORRISON /University at Buffalo dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Liesl Folks, leads the NAVIGATE Project at UB

The STEM fields – science, technology, engineering and math – have traditionally been dominated by men. And that can make it tough for women to break in – or gain respect. The Me Too movement is highlighting those issues. And some female professionals in the Great Lakes Region have their own stories about the culture of gender bias.

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