Tag Archives: Michigan

April 1st 2014

Former Golf Course Transformed into Wetlands and Public Green Space

The Macatawa River in western Michigan flows into Lake Macatawa and is part of the Lake Michigan watershed. The area is prone to flash floods that cause erosion and sedimentation. Much of the sediment introduced into the water system is … Continue reading

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March 3rd 2014

Success Story Slide Shows Now Available for Each State

Leading up to Great Lakes Days, the Healing Our Waters-Coalition has made state-by-state slide shows for each Great Lakes restoration success stories we’ve written about. Check out your state’s slide show and share your state’s successes with others! 

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December 17th 2013

Project curbs mercury polllution in Lake Superior basin

An $8 million project funded by the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative re-established the natural channel of a northern Michigan creek, which for years carried mercury from underground mines to a nearby lake in the Lake Superior watershed. The restoration of … Continue reading

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October 24th 2013

$15.8 Million in GLRI Funding from NOAA Fisheries Announced Tuesday

On Tuesday, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced $15.8 million in funding through its National Marine Fisheries Service. The funds will go to restore habitat along the Great Lakes, in marshes, and in wetlands, as well as for increasing … Continue reading

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October 16th 2013

Highlighted Restoration Success Stories

We’ve collected over 100 restoration success stories around the Great Lakes region. In this slideshow we’re highlighting only a few of them.

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