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Campus Stormwater Discharge Reduced Due to Green Landscaping

August 6, 2013

The University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee has installed green landscaping, which has decreased water flowing into the Milwaukee sewer system.

A City Reconnects to its River

August 6, 2013

Stabilizing the river banks, removing invasive species, installing rain gardens and adding a park along the Root River has improved the health of the river.

A Brewery Complex Renewed with Blue-Ribbon Practices

August 6, 2013

The former Pabst Blue Ribbon Brewery is being turned into a sustainable neighborhood that follows best stormwater management practices.

Project protects valuable bird habitat

June 27, 2013

A land purchase in northern Wisconsin increased public access to the Lake Michigan shoreline and protected valuable bird habitat.

Sheboygan River cleanup nears completion

January 27, 2013

Dredging contaminated sediment in Wisconsin’s Sheboygan River has been an important process to restore fish and wildlife habitat.

Lake Superior home to the first tribal national park

December 27, 2012

A federal grant helped establish the nation’s first tribal national park along the shores of Lake Superior, near Bayfield, Wis.

Removing dam opens 25 miles of river to fish

October 27, 2012

The removal of a dam in Campbellsport, Wis., opened fish passage in the uppermost 25 miles of the Milwaukee River and restored 22 acres of wetlands.

Huge source of PCBs removed from Milwaukee River

May 27, 2012

Dredging toxic PCB-contaminated sediment from the Milwaukee River and the Lincoln Creek tributary will reduce contaminant concentrations in fish.

Once-polluted Waterway Becoming Natural Playground

April 6, 2012

Restorating Hog Island helps turn a Great Lakes Area of Concern into a haven for fish and wildlife, including the federally endangered piping plover.