study http://michiganradio.org en Wayne State University to track coyotes in southeast Michigan http://michiganradio.org/post/wayne-state-university-track-coyotes-southeast-michigan <p>A new study from researchers at <a href="http://wayne.edu/">Wayne State University</a> will track coyotes in southeast Michigan. The study is meant to fill a gap on information about coyotes that live in highly populated areas.</p><p><a href="http://www.clas.wayne.edu/unit-inner.asp?WebPageID=2735">Bill Dodge</a> is the graduate student in charge of the project. He says reports of coyotes attacking pets are rare:</p> Mon, 23 May 2011 18:46:10 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 2612 at http://michiganradio.org Wayne State University to track coyotes in southeast Michigan More teens using marijuana, fewer using alcohol http://michiganradio.org/post/more-teens-using-marijuana-fewer-using-alcohol <p>The <a href="http://www.isr.umich.edu/home/">University of Michigan's Institute for Social Research</a> has been monitoring drug use among teens for 36 years. This year's "<a href="http://www.monitoringthefuture.org/">Monitoring the Future</a>" study had responses from more than 46,000 8th, 10th, and 12th graders.</p><p>They found that marijuana use is on the rise. 43.8% of 12th graders said they've used marijuana in their lifetime. That's up from 42% in 2009, and 42.6%&nbsp; in 2008. From the study:</p><blockquote><p>Marijuana use, which had been rising among teens for the past two years, continues to rise again this year—a sharp contrast to the considerable decline of the preceding decade</p></blockquote><p>Alcohol use, on the other had has been decreasing. 54.1% of 12th graders said they'd been drunk in their lifetime. That's down from 56.5% in 2009, and 54.7% in 2008. From the study:</p><blockquote><p>Alcohol use—and, specifically, occasions of heavy drinking—continues its long-term decline among teens into 2010, reaching historically low levels. Tue, 14 Dec 2010 20:43:05 +0000 Mark Brush & Steve Carmody 589 at http://michiganradio.org More teens using marijuana, fewer using alcohol