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Mapping Harmful Algal Outbreaks Helps Combat Future Threat

September 6, 2015

Mapping historic harmful algal outbreaks has increased our understanding of their causal factors and will lead to more effective future management.

Business Owners, Anglers Work to Stop the Spread of Invasive Species

June 6, 2014

Researchers, working with agencies, bait shop owners, and anglers, are developing a public education campaign to prevent the spread of invasive species.

Project Aims to Make Wind Power Bird-Friendly

December 6, 2013

A project that tracked bird movements in the Great Lakes could reduce the number of birds and bats killed by new wind turbines planned for the basin.

Kinnickinnic River Naturalization

August 30, 2013

Restoring Milwaukee’s Kinnickinnic River is helping to reduce flooding risks, improve public safety, provide a home for fish and wildlife, and bring families back to their neighborhood river.

Fox River Phosphorous Pilot Project

August 30, 2013

Runoff from dairy farms with high nutrient levels can cause algal blooms, but the Brickstead Dairy is working to reduce the amount of nutrients that enter surface water to protect water quality.

Large Woody Debris Restores Whittlesey Creek

August 6, 2013

Placing logs in Whittlesey Creek in Wisconsin has restored a more natural flow to the river and provided habitat for fish and wildlife.

Hank Aaron Trail in the Menomonee River Valley Hits a Home Run

August 6, 2013

The land adjacent to the Menonmonee River in Milwaukee has been restored, allowing wildlife to return and providing outdoor recreational opportunities.

Green Infrastructure Resurrects a Polluted Beach

August 6, 2013

A coalition of more than 20 government agencies, business and community groups worked together to reduce pollution at Bradford Beach.

Forest Beach Migratory Preserve: A Flyway Replaces the Fairway

August 6, 2013

Turning a 116-acre golf course into a nature preserve has allowed migratory birds a place to shelter along the coast of Lake Michigan.