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July 16th 2014

Funding Opportunity: 2014 GLRI Request for Applications Open

The 2014 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Request for Applications is now open! Up to $27.5 million will be available during this funding cycle, and applications are due August 25th, 2014. Applications are requested for projects within the following three categories: … Continue reading

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November 24th 2013

Buffalo River becoming a community treasure

An industrialized stretch of the Buffalo River is being transformed into a  greenway, and the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative provided most of the funding for the nearly $1 million project. Restoring the River Bend site will be another huge step toward … Continue reading

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November 6th 2013

The EPA Announces Deer Lake AOC in Michigan is Ready for Delisting

The Environmental Protection Agency announced today that Deer Lake is now eligible to be removed from its Area of Concern (AOC) list. You can read the press release here. There are currently 43 Areas of Concern around the Great Lakes—a … Continue reading

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September 4th 2013

Land buys expand wildlife reserve along Lake Erie

Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funds were used to add 297 acres of land to the David M. Roderick Wildlife Reserve, located on the Lake Erie shoreline in northern Pennsylvania. Read more here.

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August 27th 2013

After two centuries, a Michigan river runs freely

Removing the Mill Creek Dam in southern Michigan restored an important Lake Erie tributary, unleashed natural rapids and made the river and an adjacent park a  centerpiece in the Village of Dexter. Read more here.

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