Tag Archives: Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

May 26th 2017

Coalition on Trump Budget: ‘Counting on Congress to Deliver for Great Lakes’

ANN ARBOR, MICH. (May 23, 2017)—Today the Trump Administration released its full budget proposal for fiscal year 2018, which eliminates core Great Lakes programs and slashes the budget of federal agencies like the U.S. EPA. The budget contains the same … Continue reading

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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 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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May 1st 2017

Budget Deal Preserves Great Lakes Support

ANN ARBOR, MICH. (May 1, 2017) – The U.S. House and Senate agreed on a 2017 budget to fund the federal government through September 30. The budget—which maintains funding for core Great Lakes programs—comes amid threats by the Trump Administration … Continue reading

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April 25th 2017

Senate Hears Testimony on Rule Vital to the Health of the Great Lakes

On Wednesday, April 25 at 10 a.m. eastern the Senate Environment and Public Works committee will hold a hearing on the Waters of the United States Rule, more commonly known as the Clean Water Rule. You can watch the hearing … Continue reading

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