Tag Archives: Minnesota

May 15th 2015

Great Lakes Restoration Funding Announced for Minnesota AOC

On Wednesday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced $3.5 million in available funding for the restoration of Spirit Lake, an area in Minnesota part of the St. Louis Rive Area of Concern. The EPA will provide $2.275 million in funding … Continue reading

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May 21st 2014

The Threat of Microbeads in the Great Lakes

Progress is being made in restoring the health of the Great Lakes through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and other state and government programs. Yet old threats from toxic sediments and new threats from microbead pollution keep reminding us that … Continue reading

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April 22nd 2014

Project in Northern Minnesota Restores Riverbanks and Decreases Erosion

A project in northern Minnesota along the Flute Reed River has installed fallen trees along the riverbank to reduce erosion, re-establish the flood plain, and provide habitat for fish and wildlife. Sediment from the Flute Reed River is naturally high … Continue reading

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March 19th 2014

EPA Announces Shoreline Cities Green Infrastructure Grants in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Ohio

Over the last month, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has been announcing Shoreline Cities Green Infrastructure grants around the Great Lakes. These grants use Great Lakes Restoration Initiative dollars address polluted stormwater runoff using green infrastructure. So far the cities … Continue reading

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March 3rd 2014

Success Story Slide Shows Now Available for Each State

Leading up to Great Lakes Days, the Healing Our Waters-Coalition has made state-by-state slide shows for each Great Lakes restoration success stories we’ve written about. Check out your state’s slide show and share your state’s successes with others! 

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