Tag Archives: Lake Michigan

May 7th 2015

Coalition Director Speaks at Local Climate Change Forum

This Saturday, Door County, Wis. is hosting a Climate Change Forum. Our campaign director, Todd Ambs will be speaking there about the impacts of climate change on Lake Michigan and steps we can take to protect the lake. You can … Continue reading

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March 28th 2014

Restoring Dead Dog Creek reduces sediment and nutrients flowing into Lake Michigan

The Illinois Beach State Park in northeastern Illinois is one of the last relatively undeveloped stretches of Lake Michigan shoreline between Chicago and Milwaukee. In the Village of Winthrop Harbor, located just upstream of the park, there is a severely … Continue reading

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December 23rd 2013

Curbing erosion reduces pollution in Lake Michigan

A nearly $800,000 project reduced soil erosion in a ravine about 35 miles north of Chicago. The Lake Bluff Ravine project — which reduced storm water runoff into a creek that winds through the ravine and armored eroding stream banks … Continue reading

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October 11th 2013

Wisconsin Coastal Management Program Announces Available Funding

The Wisconsin Coastal Management Program (WCMP) is seeking proposals to enhance, preserve, protect and restore resources within the state’s coastal zone in all counties adjacent to Lakes Superior and Michigan. They plan on awarding approximately $1.5 million in grant funding … Continue reading

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September 11th 2013

Experts say Lake Michigan is in rough shape

Lake Michigan is ailing. That was the consensus among a panel of scientists convened to assess the lake’s health at the 9th Annual Great Lakes Restoration Conference in Milwaukee. Invasive quagga mussels have ravaged Lake Michigan’s food web and are … Continue reading

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