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Tag Archives: Lake Superior
December 17th 2013
An $8 million project funded by the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative re-established the natural channel of a northern Michigan creek, which for years carried mercury from underground mines to a nearby lake in the Lake Superior watershed. The restoration of … Continue readingComments Off on Project curbs mercury polllution in Lake Superior basin
November 12th 2013
A wetland restoration project in Duluth-Superior Harbor transformed the site of a former lumber mill into one of the region’s best birding sites. The project removed 11,000 cubic yards of soggy wood waste that suffocated the coastal wetland for close … Continue readingComments Off on Restored wetland shows nature’s resilience
October 29th 2013
The first phase of a $2.4 million project to clean up sawmill waste in the St. Louis River estuary, in Duluth, Minn., removed 146 tons of wood waste and 250 derelict wood pilings from the bay. By 2014, the project … Continue readingComments Off on Removing wood waste will restore St. Louis River estuary
October 11th 2013
The Wisconsin Coastal Management Program (WCMP) is seeking proposals to enhance, preserve, protect and restore resources within the state’s coastal zone in all counties adjacent to Lakes Superior and Michigan. They plan on awarding approximately $1.5 million in grant funding … Continue readingComments Off on Wisconsin Coastal Management Program Announces Available Funding
August 20th 2013
The state of Michigan used a $4.5 million grant from the U.S. Forest Service and a $1.5 million private donation to acquire a 3,180-acre parcel of land along Lake Superior that includes more than two miles of shoreline. The project … Continue readingComments Off on Grants preserve large, scenic parcel along Lake Superior