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Removing Invasive Plants Restores Native Plant Community

May 25, 2019

Removing invasive Phragmites reeds and installing native plants and trees has restored Mentor Marsh, allowing native plants and wildlife to return.

Restoring Knowlton Creek Increases Stream Resiliency

April 25, 2019

Stabilizing and restoring Knowlton Creek has reduced erosion and sediment pollution, improved brook trout habitat, and enhanced outdoor recreation.

Wetland Retention Basin in Superior Reduces Stormwater Runoff

April 25, 2019

Constructing a wetland retention basin in Superior’s central business district is reducing damaging floods and the flow of pollutants into Lake Superior.

Habitat Restoration Improves Water Quality, Recreation

November 25, 2018

Controlling invasive cattail and restoring fish habitat improve water quality and recreational opportunities in a Lake Ontario bay.

Restoring Irwin Wet Prairie Enhances Wildlife Habitat

November 25, 2018

Tree removal, invasive species control, and prescribed burns at a prairie outside Toledo, Ohio, is improving habitat and protecting Lake Erie water quality.

Habitat Restoration Near Green Bay Brings Back Waterfowl

October 25, 2018

Planting wild rice and other aquatic vegetation at the Duck Creek Delta is restoring habitat for birds and other wildlife while improving water quality.

Milwaukee County Students Remove Invasive Plants, Enhance Wildlife Habitat

September 25, 2018

Students removed invasive plants and replanted native species to enhance wildlife habitat and restore water quality near Milwaukee, Wis.

Wetland Restoration Boosts Outdoor Recreation

August 26, 2018

Restoring a wetland near the Manistee River is improving water quality, creating a home for wildlife, and creating outdoor recreation opportunities.

Rehabilitating Vacant Urban Lots Improves Stormwater Management

August 25, 2018

Rehabilitating vacant parcels in three Great Lakes cities improve storm water management and revitalize urban communities.