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  • Eric Jones and his wife, Sandra, own a 160-acre forest and partnered with the Natural Resources Conservation Service to combat invasive species on their property. January 13, 2022

    Eric Jones and his wife, Sandra, own a 160-acre forest and partnered with the Natural Resources Conservation Service to combat invasive species on their property.

  • January 11, 2022

    NOAA and Partners restored habitat and improved fish passage on Kids Creek in Traverse City, M.I., helping enhance habitat and food sources for species such as brook trout.

  • Purple Martins nesting. January 6, 2022

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced that purple martins are returning to a 13.5-acre marsh near Buckhorn Island State Park, in the Town of Grand Island, NY (Erie County). Along with several additional habitat projects, approximately $5.5 million of Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) funding has gone towards restoring and protecting the marsh habitat. Rock reefs have been established to prevent erosion and extensive vegetation has been planted in the marsh, known as Grass Island.

    To read the full story, please visit EPA’s Newsroom.

  • The first bucket of material removed from Howards Bay. (Photo Credit: USACE) December 29, 2021

    After two years of hard work the Howards Bay Project has completed dredging just in time for winter.

  • Photo of Lake Sturgeon at the bottom of a wetland. December 15, 2021

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced that it is accepting Fiscal Year 2022 project proposals to protect, restore and enhance Great Lakes fish and wildlife habitat. The deadline for proposal submissions is Wednesday, January 5, 2022 by 5:00 PM EST.