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May 25, 2019
Bull Creek’s streambed and banks were stabilized, preventing erosion and reducing sediment pollution in wetland habitats and Lake Michigan.
March 26, 2018
Almost 200 organizations signaled their support for Great Lakes restoration funding in the next fiscal year.
March 23, 2018
The U.S. House and Senate have passed the fiscal year 2018 budget, which now heads to the White House to be signed by President Trump.
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.
September 17, 2015
Restoring native plants to a Lake Michigan beach and the dune habitat, gulls stopped frequenting the beach and water quality has been restored.
September 16, 2015
Funding from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative is restoring a native prairie and marsh ecosystem to Chicago’s Northerly Island in Lake Michigan to provide habitat to native fish and wildlife, and an outdoor recreation space in the city for people.
September 15, 2015
Migratory birds and butterflies have a safe place to stop over, thanks to the Burnham Wildlife Corridor. Invasive species have been removed and volunteers have planted thousands of native trees and shrubs in their place.
September 6, 2015
Mapping historic harmful algal outbreaks has increased our understanding of their causal factors and will lead to more effective future management.
August 17, 2015
In five sites around the greater Chicago region, a conservation crew has removed invasive plants and weeds, restoring habitat for local wildlife.