Tag Archives: Lake Huron

April 16th 2013

Dam removal improves river, saves community festival

The failure of a dam in a northern Michigan river led to an innovative solution that restored fish passage in an important Lake Huron tributary and saved a popular community festival in the process. Replacing the Chesaning Dam with a … Continue reading

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March 20th 2013

New bridge unleashes a trout stream in Michigan

A new bridge over the Black River in northeast Michigan has reconnected the upper 18 miles of the trout stream to Lake Huron. The $350,000 project replaced two culverts that disrupted the river’s natural flow and blocked fish passage. The … Continue reading

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December 18th 2012

Study: Great Lakes restoration targeting the right places

A new study showing which areas of the Great Lakes are suffering the greatest environmental insults found that efforts to restore the lakes are targeting the right places. The three-year study by scientists at the University Michigan produced a map that … Continue reading

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November 6th 2012

Scientists improve methods for fighting sea lamprey

Research funded by the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative enabled scientists to trap and kill more sea lamprey in the St. Mary’s River, which is home to the largest population of the ravenous invaders in the Great Lakes basin. Improving methods … Continue reading

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August 7th 2012

New grants will bolster Great Lakes restoration efforts

A group called Sustain Our Great Lakes recently announced $8.2 million in grants that will fund 34 Great Lakes restoration projects across the basin. The grants are focused on projects that will improve the “quality and connectivity of tributary, wetland … Continue reading

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