Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

June 10th 2014

USDA Announces New Grant Opporunity

The USDA Forest Service Northeastern Area has announced a Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant funding opportunity for tree planting projects in the Great Lakes Basin. More information can be found here. The Categories and available funding amounts are: Restore urban … Continue reading

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May 6th 2014

Shoreline Cities Green Infrastructure Grants Awarded to Cities in Michigan, New York, and Illinois

Since February, the Environmental Protection Agency has been steadily announcing awards for their Shoreline Cities Green Infrastructure grants, funded by the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. These grants allow cities to invest in green infrastructure to help reduce urban runoff that … Continue reading

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March 24th 2014

Action Alert Reminder: Letter supporting GLRI ends on Friday

We’re beginning this week with 21 co-signers to the letter supporting the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funding at $300 million in 2015. The letter now includes support from Reps: John Dingell (D-Mich.), David Joyce (R-Ohio), Sander Levin (D-Mich.), Louise Slaughter … Continue reading

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March 20th 2014

Action Alert Reminder: Urge your Representative to sign on to support the GLRI in 2015

Support  is increasing among members of the House of Representatives to fund the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative at $300 million in 2015. The letter to House Appropriators that has been circulating since last week asks members of the House Appropriation committee to … 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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