Tag Archives: Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

July 30th 2015

Funding Opportunity: $13.9 Million in GLRI Funding Available

Yesterday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced up to $13.9 million in available grant funding for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative projects. These grants can go to state, tribal, interstate and local governmental agencies, institutions of higher learning and other nonprofit … Continue reading

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July 28th 2015

EPA’s Davis Honored For Instrumental Role in GLRI

The Great Lakes Fishery Commission honored Cameron Davis, the Senior Advisor to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy, for his decades of work to preserve and protect the Great Lakes. Davis was given the C.D. “Buzz” Besadny Award for Fostering … Continue reading

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July 17th 2015

Funding Opportunity: Great Lakes Coastal Wetland Monitoring

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced a request for applications for their¬†Great Lakes Coastal Wetland Monitoring program.¬†Approximately $10 million may be awarded in one cooperative agreement over a five year period, consisting of incremental funding of about $2 million … Continue reading

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July 2nd 2015

Chicago Conservation Corps Removes Invasive Species

The Calumet Conservation Corps is a small group of people committed to removing invasive species in parks around Chicago. These ecosystems provide habitat for native wildlife and filter water on its way to Lake Michigan. The Conservation Corps also provides … Continue reading

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July 1st 2015

Lake Michigan Shoreline Habitat Restoration Removes Invasive Species

A diverse group of native ecosystems around the Chicago area help protect water quality in Lake Michigan and provide habitat for native wildlife. Yet many of these ecosystems are being threatened by invasive species that choke out native plants. Local … Continue reading

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