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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.

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.

Beach Restoration along Lake Michigan Reduces Pollution

February 27, 2016

Planting dune grasses and putting down new sand has helped three beaches in the Door Peninsula of Wisconsin reduce stormwater runoff into Lake Michigan.

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.