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Groups to Congress: Maintain Great Lakes Funding

March 26, 2018

Almost 200 organizations signaled their support for Great Lakes restoration funding in the next fiscal year.

Coalition: Budget a Victory for People, Great Lakes

March 23, 2018

The U.S. House and Senate have passed the fiscal year 2018 budget, which now heads to the White House to be signed by President Trump.

Mapping Harmful Algal Outbreaks Helps Combat Future Threat

September 6, 2015

Mapping historic harmful algal outbreaks has increased our understanding of their causal factors and will lead to more effective future management.

Business Owners, Anglers Work to Stop the Spread of Invasive Species

June 6, 2014

Researchers, working with agencies, bait shop owners, and anglers, are developing a public education campaign to prevent the spread of invasive species.

Project Aims to Make Wind Power Bird-Friendly

December 6, 2013

A project that tracked bird movements in the Great Lakes could reduce the number of birds and bats killed by new wind turbines planned for the basin.

Kinnickinnic River Naturalization

August 30, 2013

Restoring Milwaukee’s Kinnickinnic River is helping to reduce flooding risks, improve public safety, provide a home for fish and wildlife, and bring families back to their neighborhood river.

Fox River Phosphorous Pilot Project

August 30, 2013

Runoff from dairy farms with high nutrient levels can cause algal blooms, but the Brickstead Dairy is working to reduce the amount of nutrients that enter surface water to protect water quality.

Large Woody Debris Restores Whittlesey Creek

August 6, 2013

Placing logs in Whittlesey Creek in Wisconsin has restored a more natural flow to the river and provided habitat for fish and wildlife.

Hank Aaron Trail in the Menomonee River Valley Hits a Home Run

August 6, 2013

The land adjacent to the Menonmonee River in Milwaukee has been restored, allowing wildlife to return and providing outdoor recreational opportunities.