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Streambank Restoration at Petrifying Springs Park Improves Water Quality, Restores Native Species

February 25, 2020

Planting native vegetation along the Pike River and restoring an adjacent wetland is reducing erosion, preventing storm runoff, and providing a home for fish and other native species.

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.

Habitat Restoration Near Green Bay Brings Back Waterfowl

October 25, 2018

Planting wild rice and other aquatic vegetation at the Duck Creek Delta is restoring habitat for birds and other wildlife while improving water quality.

Milwaukee County Students Remove Invasive Plants, Enhance Wildlife Habitat

September 25, 2018

Students removed invasive plants and replanted native species to enhance wildlife habitat and restore water quality near Milwaukee, Wis.

Groups to Congress: Maintain Great Lakes Funding

March 26, 2018

Almost 200 organizations signaled their support for Great Lakes restoration funding in the next fiscal year.

Coalition: Budget a Victory for People, Great Lakes

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.

Controlling Invasive Species in Winegar Pond

July 29, 2017

Blocking the entry of common carp and removing invasive plants has restored Winegar Pond’s natural ecology and wildlife habitat.

Restored Wisconsin River Provides Home for Wildlife, Reduces Flooding

June 14, 2017

Restoring the natural curves and riverbank of the Pike River in Wisconsin has reduced flooding and erosion, while increasing fish and wildlife habitat.

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.