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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.

Nature Preserve Protects Habitat for Birds and Wildlife

July 25, 2018

Stella Niagara Park was converted into a publicly accessible nature preserve, restoring wildlife habitat and enhancing outdoor recreation.

Celebrating the 10-Year Anniversary of a Public Compact for the Great Lakes

June 19, 2018

The Great Lakes Compact is about how we sustainably manage the lakes—fresh water that more than 42 million people depend on for their drinking water in the United States and Canada.

Park Point Green Infrastructure Reduces Stormwater Runoff

May 25, 2018

Planting shoreline vegetation, rain gardens, and tree trenches at Park Point’s is reducing stormwater runoff and improving public safety and beach health.

Restoring Wetlands in Michigan Provides Home for Wildlife

April 26, 2018

storing wetlands at Maankiki Marsh in Michigan helped reduce flooding, improve water quality, and boost outdoor recreation opportunities.

Controlling Invasive Species in Winegar Pond

July 29, 2017

Blocking the entry of common carp and removing invasive plants has restored Winegar Pond’s natural ecology and wildlife habitat.

Replanting Trees Reduces Stormwater Runoff, Improves Lake Michigan Water Quality

June 29, 2017

Fifty trees planted along roads to partially replace the ash trees lost following an emerald ash borer infestation are decreasing runoff into Lake Michigan.

Restoring Wetlands Provides Recreation Opportunities

June 29, 2017

Restoring wetlands in the Detroit International Wildlife Refuge is allowing native plants and wildlife to return, supporting outdoor recreation.