Tag Archives: Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

January 9th 2015

Coalition to Congress: Pass Great Lakes Bill

ANN ARBOR, MICH. (January 8, 2015)—Today U.S. Rep. David Joyce (R-Ohio) is introducing the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2015, a bill that authorizes the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative at $300 million annually over the next five years. The … Continue reading

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January 5th 2015

Funding Opportunity: Area of Concern Habitat Restoration

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has announced that up to $15 million in GLRI funding over the next three years is available for projects focused on Great Lakes Area of Concern habitat restoration. Projects can fall under one of … Continue reading

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September 24th 2014

Coalition Supports New Great Lakes Action Plan

The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition is supporting a new Great Lakes action plan that will guide federal restoration efforts for the next five years. The plan, released today by the U.S. EPA at a meeting of Great Lakes mayors in … Continue reading

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September 9th 2014

Great Lakes Activists Gather in Grand Rapids, Mich., to Celebrate 10 Years of Restoration Success

Conference to pay tribute to businessman, philanthropist and Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition founder Peter Wege GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. (Sept. 9, 2014) – With federal Great Lakes restoration efforts paying off in communities across the region, more than 350 Great … Continue reading

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July 30th 2014

Restoration Successes on Detroit’s Belle Isle Park

Restoration projects underway and completed on Belle Isle—a Detroit-owned public park, now cared for by the state of Michigan—have focused on fish and wildlife habitat restoration. Two success stories detail the work being done at the island’s South Fishing Pier, … Continue reading

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