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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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.


Marian Hetherly / WBFO News

Recent icy conditions were the cause of concern for fans of the USS Little Rock. The Navy ship was commissioned in Buffalo last month, but has not made it out to sea.


by ANGELICA A. MORRISON

Part 2 in a series on environmental justice in the Great Lakes region.

At a pediatric clinic located in one of the poorest sections of Buffalo, 7-year-old asthmatic Victor Small sits with his mother Laticka.


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