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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.

Floating Islands Provide Habitat in the Milwaukee River

August 6, 2013

Floating islands along the industrialized corridor of the Milwaukee River have provided fish with habitat and a way to navigate upstream.

Farmers’ Fields Transformed to Help Wildlife and Water Retention

August 6, 2013

Restoring habitat on former farmland has helped reduce runoff, created a home for wildlife and created outdoor recreation for people in the community.

A Pilot Project Experiments with Monitoring and Management

August 6, 2013

New grazing and monitoring programs on a buffalo farm managed by the Oneida Tribe are helping reduce manure runoff from entering the Fox River.

Cat Island Project Restores Native Fish Populations

August 6, 2013

A former barrier island chain in Green Bay is being rebuilt to protect wetlands allowing native fish like bluegill and largemouth bass to return.

Campus Stormwater Discharge Reduced Due to Green Landscaping

August 6, 2013

The University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee has installed green landscaping, which has decreased water flowing into the Milwaukee sewer system.

A City Reconnects to its River

August 6, 2013

Stabilizing the river banks, removing invasive species, installing rain gardens and adding a park along the Root River has improved the health of the river.

A Brewery Complex Renewed with Blue-Ribbon Practices

August 6, 2013

The former Pabst Blue Ribbon Brewery is being turned into a sustainable neighborhood that follows best stormwater management practices.