The removal of four small dams in Baldwin Creek restored nine miles of the stream, which flows into Lake Erie near Cleveland. The $506,000 project, funded in part by the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, re-established the creek’s natural flow, removed barriers to fish passage and restored in-stream habitat for fish, including the state-threatened Bigmouth Shiner. Read more here.
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