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Duluth Slip Project Caps 150,000 Cubic Yards of Contaminated Riverbed

February 25, 2020

Capping contaminated soil in the St. Louis River and harbor to Lake Superior prevents toxic pollution from spreading and harming fish, wildlife, and people.

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.

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.

Naturalized Shoreline near Duluth Helps Fish, Wildlife, Recreation

May 29, 2017

Removing a steel wall and installing rock weirs in the St. Louis River is providing habitat for aquatic wildlife, reducing erosion and reducing flooding.

Duluth Stream Corps Restores Shorelines, Reduces Sedimentation and Pollution

March 29, 2016

Streamside property in Duluth was naturalized, resulting in 22 miles of restored stream shores and improved water and habitat quality.

River Restoration in Minnesota Repairs Stream Banks, Reduces Sediment Load

March 29, 2016

Erosive stream banks on the Knife River were restored by reducing the stress from water flowing into the bank, decreasing sedimentation in the Knife River.

Mapping Harmful Algal Outbreaks Helps Combat Future Threat

September 6, 2015

Mapping historic harmful algal outbreaks has increased our understanding of their causal factors and will lead to more effective future management.

Business Owners, Anglers Work to Stop the Spread of Invasive Species

June 6, 2014

Researchers, working with agencies, bait shop owners, and anglers, are developing a public education campaign to prevent the spread of invasive species.

Flute Reed Riverbank Stabilization

April 21, 2014

Installing fallen trees, re-establishing flood plains, and planting new trees along Minnesota’s Flute Reed River helped stabilize the river, reduce sedimentation, and provide habitat for fish and wildlife.