Historic Michigan project removes first of three dams

The first of three dams has been removed from the Boardman River in northern Michigan. The project is the largest of its kind in Michigan history. The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative provided $1.9 million for the first dam removal, which cost $4.2 million. Read more here.

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One Response to Historic Michigan project removes first of three dams

  1. Paul Flansburg says:

    I just read that Lake Michigan is still 19 inches too low. Will the removal of these dams help to abate this problem?

    Paul Flansburg
    Sierra Club
    Great Lakes Committee
    Rochester, NY Region