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Restored Stream Could Play Role in Reintroducing Trout

November 19, 2013

Restoring the channel of an Ohio stream that was dammed for decades has cleared the way for the possible reintroduction of native Ohio brook trout.

Invention could help solve Great Lakes ballast water crisis

August 26, 2013

A New Jersey scientist has invented a system that uses ultrasound and filters to kill invasive species in ballast water to help protect the Great Lakes.

Marsh Restoration Paves Way for Return of Native Wildflowers

August 23, 2013

Restoration efforts are helping control the invasive weed Phragmites, and allowing native plants and wildlife to return, including bald eagles.

Cuyahoga River Fish Habitat Restored

August 23, 2013

Steel bulkheads that prevented fish from finding food or shelter have now been replaced with natural shore habitat and a park for the community.

Coastal wetlands restored along Lake Erie

August 23, 2013

Nearly 200 acres of former farmland along Lake Erie were transformed into wetland habitat for fish, birds and other wildlife.

West Creek Confluence

August 22, 2013

What was once a heavily commercialized site has now been restored to a natural state, with the entrenched creek liberated, native trees and shrubs planted, and a six-acre wetland created.

Land buys protect rare ecosystems on Lake Erie island

June 23, 2013

The preservation of two parcels of land on Ohio’s Kelleys Island protected an imperiled Great Lakes alvar ecosystem and a rare red cedar forest.

With Dams Removed, an Urban Creek Recovers

June 6, 2013

Three small dams were removed from Baldwin Creek in Berea, Ohio, increasing oxygen in the creek, lowering water temperature, and benefiting aquatic life.