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

The Great Lakes states have produced several influential African-Americans in the sciences.

There’s astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson -- he’s from New York. And nuclear scientist J. Ernest Wilkins Jr., who attended the University of Chicago at the age of 13.


The Alliance for Great Lakes released its annual list of federal priorities for the Great Lakes region.

Mediterranean garden Royal Botanical Gardens
by ANGELICA A. MORRISON

Inside the Mediterranean and cactus display at the Royal Botanical Gardens in Burlington Ontario Canada

by ANGELICA A. MORRISON

A group of workers from the Royal Botanical Gardens in Burlington, Ontario pile discarded Christmas trees onto an organic barrier used to block the Common Carp from entering the wetland area.

ANGELICA A. MORRISON

Canada's Royal Botanical Gardens sit near the western end of Lake Ontario, just a short drive from the U.S. border. When the weather is warm, visitors come to see acres of gardens with roses, lilacs and other collections in bloom.

In the winter, it’s much quieter. But scientists stay busy, protecting wetlands from destructive carp. And they're using an unusual weapon: Christmas trees.


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