Tag Archives: Sedimentation

June 7th 2017

Illinois Town Replants Trees Following Invasive Beetle Infestation

In 2006, the village of Wilmette discovered an infestation of emerald ash borers, an invasive beetle whose larvae consume and kill ash trees. For a community that takes pride in its status as a Tree City USA, and in which … Continue reading

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March 22nd 2016

Minnesota River Restored

The Knife River is one of the premier cold-water fisheries in Minnesota. Unfortunately, changes to the Knife River watershed have drastically altered its natural hydrology. Extensive logging in the early 20th Century removed many of the area’s coniferous trees, which … Continue reading

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March 15th 2016

Community Action Restores Duluth Streams

Duluth, Minn., has many streams and rivers that provide habitat for fish and wildlife species and eventually flow into Lake Superior. Unfortunately, shoreline development and the degradation of river banks are threatening these aquatic habitats. As riparian buffers have disappeared, … Continue reading

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