Tag Archives: Lake Erie

December 10th 2013

Restored creek curbs sediment load in Lake Erie

A nearly $1 million restoration of Cascade Creek in Erie, Pa., reduced urban flooding and cut the load of sediment washing into Lake Erie by more than 200 tons annually. The project was funded largely by the Great Lakes Restoration … Continue reading

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November 26th 2013

$6.6 Million in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grant Funding Awarded

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded grants throughout the Great Lakes states that will impact the health of fish and the people who eat them, will increase tree cover to filter rainwater and runoff, and will study how algal … Continue reading

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November 19th 2013

Trout may be reintroduced in restored Ohio stream

The restoration of Sulphur Springs, in suburban Cleveland, could clear the way for the reintroduction of native Ohio brook trout in the Lake Erie tributary. The Sulphur Springs project was selected as Ohio’s featured project for America’s Great Outdoors Initiative, a … Continue reading

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November 5th 2013

Restored wetland benefits wildlife, curbs pollution

A Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant funded the rehabilitation of an important coastal wetland along Lake Erie. The wetland, which was drained decades ago for agricultural purposes, now provides habitat for birds and other wildlife, as well as a natural … Continue reading

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September 4th 2013

Land buys expand wildlife reserve along Lake Erie

Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funds were used to add 297 acres of land to the David M. Roderick Wildlife Reserve, located on the Lake Erie shoreline in northern Pennsylvania. Read more here.

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