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Removing Invasive Phragmites Improves Presque Isle Habitat

July 25, 2019

Removing phragmites and other invasive plants has allowed native plant communities to recover, restoring healthy habitat.

Harvesting Invasive Cattails Restores Coastal Wetlands

June 25, 2019

Harvesting invasive cattails in 200 acres of coastal wetlands helped native plants return, restored habitat and paved the way for fish to flourish.

Stabilizing Bull Creek Reduces Erosion, Improves Wetland Habitat

May 25, 2019

Bull Creek’s streambed and banks were stabilized, preventing erosion and reducing sediment pollution in wetland habitats and Lake Michigan.

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.

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.

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.

Great Marsh Restoration Reduces Basement Flooding, Improves Wildlife Habitat

May 29, 2017

Removing invasive plants in Indiana has improved Lake Michigan’s water quality, improved wildlife habitat, and reduced flooding in people’s basements