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September 17, 2015
Restoring native plants to a Lake Michigan beach and the dune habitat, gulls stopped frequenting the beach and water quality has been restored.
September 16, 2015
Funding from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative is restoring a native prairie and marsh ecosystem to Chicago’s Northerly Island in Lake Michigan to provide habitat to native fish and wildlife, and an outdoor recreation space in the city for people.
September 15, 2015
Migratory birds and butterflies have a safe place to stop over, thanks to the Burnham Wildlife Corridor. Invasive species have been removed and volunteers have planted thousands of native trees and shrubs in their place.
August 17, 2015
In five sites around the greater Chicago region, a conservation crew has removed invasive plants and weeds, restoring habitat for local wildlife.
June 30, 2015
Funding from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative has helped Chicago area groups remove invasive species in Chiwaukee so native species can thrive.
March 3, 2015
A restored creek will reduce flooding near a suburban Cleveland high school. Students at the school helped design and complete the project.
September 10, 2014
Faculty are improving the Plaster Creek’s water quality and promoting environmental justice through restoration, research, and community education.
September 3, 2014
Removing the Nashville Dam in Michigan has improved fish habitat and water quality, increased fish diversity, and provided more recreational opportunities.
August 27, 2014
The Natural Connections Map of the Lower Grand River Watershed aims to protect the region’s plants, animals, air, water, health, and quality of life.