Tag Archives: wetlands

August 14th 2015

Weekly News Roundup: Enbridge Pipeline, Agricultural Runoff, and More

In case you missed the past week in Great Lakes conservation news:   The Wisconsin DNR has proposed expanding wildlife and natural areas in southeastern Wisconsin, reports the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The proposal would add 3,000 acres to existing state … Continue reading

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November 12th 2013

Restored wetland shows nature’s resilience

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 reading

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October 25th 2013

Public Comment Period is Open for Clean Water Act Rules

An essential component to Great Lakes health is the restoration of wetlands and streams surrounding the Lakes. You can show your support for stronger wetlands protections and stream restoration under the Clean Water Act by commenting on the EPA’s science … Continue reading

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October 23rd 2013

Feds providing a boost for river restoration in Michigan

The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative is accelerating efforts to restore ailing rivers in metropolitan Detroit, and the work is paying off, according to government officials and river advocates. Signs of progress can be found across southeast Michigan: Fish and bald … Continue reading

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September 10th 2013

Conference fuels debate about success of GLRI

In its first four years, the federal Great Lakes Restoration Initiative has funded the removal of more than 1-million cubic yards of toxic mud from polluted harbors, restored more than 90,000 acres of wetlands in the basin and cleared 800 … Continue reading

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