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July 31st 2017

Weekly News Roundup: Toxic Dredged Materials, Line 5 Safety, and More

In case you missed them, here were some of the Great Lakes restoration stories that made news last week:   mLive reports that a bipartisan group of Michigan lawmakers are urging the U.S. Department of Commerce to maintain the size … Continue reading

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July 31st 2017

Controlling Invasive Species Restores Ecology in Winegar Pond

Winegar Pond is a 120-acre coastal wetland sitting within the Green Bay West Shores State Wildlife Area. The wetland provides crucial habitat for breeding and migrating waterfowl, as well as spawning grounds for several native species of fish. The wetland is … Continue reading

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July 14th 2017

Weekly News Roundup: GLRI Funding, Line 5, and More

In case you missed this past week in Great Lakes restoration news: The Detroit News reports the U.S. House of Representatives released an appropriations bill this week that fully funds the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative at $300 million. President Trump had … Continue reading

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July 7th 2017

Weekly News Roundup: Great Lakes Funding, Line 5, and More

Happy 4th of July! With all the barbecues and fireworks this week, you may have missed these Great Lakes restoration stories:   mLive reports that nearly 4,000 miles of Lake Huron shoreline may lose protection following an executive order signed … Continue reading

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June 28th 2017

Michigan’s Ford Marsh Restored

Once Henry Ford’s personal waterfowl hunting preserve, the Ford Marsh in southeast Michigan is now part of the 5,700-acre Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge, located within the River Raisin Area of Concern. The marsh’s 175 acres of Lake Erie wetlands … Continue reading

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