Grant expands a spectacular nature preserve

Two decades after conservation groups prevented a valuable wetland complex along Lake Superior from being turned into an upscale residential development, a federal grant has added 1,475 acres to the magnificent Bete Grise Preserve.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration used  Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funds to provide a $1.7 million grant to expand the Bete Grise Preserve. The grant protects one of the highest quality dune and wetland complexes in the upper Great Lakes. Read more here. 

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