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Muskegon Lake’s Contaminated Sediment Clean Up by Poplar Trees

August 27, 2014

Planting poplar trees around Muskegon Lake is helping remove toxins in the soil by absorbing and degrading the chemicals as the trees grow.

Decades of Cleanup Work Paying Off for White Lake

February 5, 2014

Intensive cleanup activities have improved water quality, fish health and reduced phosphorus concentrations in White Lake.

Liberated creek no longer a source of mercury pollution

December 21, 2013

Restoring the natural channel of a northern Michigan creek stopped the flow of mercury from underground mines into nearby Deer Lake and Lake Superior.

Buffalo River Undergoing Transformation

November 24, 2013

The Buffalo River is being transformed from an industrial wasteland into a greenway that beautifies the community and creates habitat.

Massive Buffalo River cleanup reaches halfway point

October 23, 2013

The first phase of a massive sediment cleanup in the Buffalo River is already producing results for fish and wildlife habitat.

Restoring fish habitat by getting the wood out

October 23, 2013

At the shores of Lake Superior, thousands of tons of wood waste are being removed from the St. Louis River estuary to restore fish habitat.

Dredging Cleans Up a River, Revitalizes Neighborhood

August 27, 2013

State and federal agencies joined forces to remove 167,000 cubic yards of toxic mud from the bottom of the Kinnickinnic River, on Milwaukee’s south side.

Restoration of Michigan’s Muskegon Lake Benefiting Wildlife, Communities, Local Economy

August 22, 2013

Great Lakes restoration funds restored two miles of shoreline and habitat along Muskegon Lakes, allowing fish, turtles, shorebirds and waterfowl to return.

Marsh Restoration Protects Critical Wildlife Habitat

August 21, 2013

Removing contaminated sediments from Tobico Marsh restored prime walleye fishing and waterfowl-hunting areas in the Great Lakes.