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Nature-based Infrastructure Reduces Runoff

June 25, 2019

Installing nature-based infrastructure in Hobart, Ind. is preventing at least 800,000 gallons of polluted stormwater runoff from flowing into Lake Michigan.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Beach restoration in Wisconsin reduces pollution in Lake Michigan

February 27, 2016

Planting dune grasses, adding new sand, and reshaping six beaches around Wisconsin’s Door County have helped reduce polluted runoff into Lake Michigan.

Beach Restoration along Lake Michigan Reduces Pollution

February 27, 2016

Planting dune grasses and putting down new sand has helped three beaches in the Door Peninsula of Wisconsin reduce stormwater runoff into Lake Michigan.