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February 12, 2018
The Trump Administration today released its proposed budget, which drastically cuts core Great Lakes programs as well as funding for the federal agencies, such as the Environmental Protection Agency, charged with implementing them.
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 6, 2015
Mapping historic harmful algal outbreaks has increased our understanding of their causal factors and will lead to more effective future management.
July 9, 2015
Fixing road-stream crossings, restoring river banks, and installing rain gardens in the Little Traverse Bay reduced sedimentation and nutrient loading.
September 10, 2014
Faculty are improving the Plaster Creek’s water quality and promoting environmental justice through restoration, research, and community education.
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.
April 21, 2014
Installing fallen trees, re-establishing flood plains, and planting new trees along Minnesota’s Flute Reed River helped stabilize the river, reduce sedimentation, and provide habitat for fish and wildlife.
April 2, 2014
The site of a former golf course has been restored to a wetland ecosystem in order to reduce sediment and nutrients entering water system.
March 28, 2014
The eroded stream banks of Dead Dog Creek along the Illinois/Wisconsin boarder are being restored to reduce nutrients and sediments in Lake Michigan.