Success Stories

May 26th 2017

Creek Restoration in Ohio Helps Lake Erie Habitat, Golf Couse Bottom Line

Our latest Great Lakes success story comes from the Lost Nation Golf Course in Willoughby, Ohio. Ward Creek travels through the suburbs of Cleveland, meeting up with the Chagrin River, which then flows into Lake Erie. A portion of the creek notorious for … Continue reading

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May 15th 2017

Removing Invasive Plants Restores Habitat at Times Beach

Located at the confluence of the Niagara River, the Buffalo River, and Lake Erie, Times Beach is a focal point for migrating birds and pollinators seeking food, shelter, and breeding grounds. The site contains a wide range of habitat types … Continue reading

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May 11th 2017

Chambers Grove Park Shoreline Naturalization Project

Thanks to a grant from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, Chambers Grove Park near Duluth, Minn. has been improved. The shoreline of the park was designed during the days when the St. Louis River was more heavily industrialized, and so … Continue reading

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April 26th 2017

Huron River Revitalized by Restoration Project

The Huron River provides many services to its surrounding communities in southeast Michigan. Both local residents and visitors to the area swim and fish in the river, and half a million people rely on it for their drinking water. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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March 22nd 2016

Minnesota River Restored

The Knife River is one of the premier cold-water fisheries in Minnesota. Unfortunately, changes to the Knife River watershed have drastically altered its natural hydrology. Extensive logging in the early 20th Century removed many of the area’s coniferous trees, which … Continue reading

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