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Restoring Dunes Protects Piping Plover Nesting Habitat

May 25, 2019

Native vegetation was planted to stabilize sand dunes and a walkway will minimize erosion, protecting crucial nesting habitat for piping plovers.

Habitat Restoration Improves Water Quality, Recreation

November 25, 2018

Controlling invasive cattail and restoring fish habitat improve water quality and recreational opportunities in a Lake Ontario bay.

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.

Removing Invasive Plants Enhances Habitat for Birds and Pollinators

May 29, 2017

Invasive plants were removed from Buffalo, N.Y. and replaced with native plants to support migratory birds and pollinators.

Stabilized Sandy Creek Riverbank Restores Fish Habitat and Reduces Runoff

February 23, 2016

Planting trees and placing boulders along Sandy Creek in upstate New York has reduced runoff and restored fish and wildlife habitat.

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.

Protecting the Indian River Lakes Wetland Benefits People, Wildlife

June 17, 2014

Protecting valuable shoreline in the St. Lawrence Valley in New York has enhanced fish and wildlife habitat and increased recreational opportunities.

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.