Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

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NWF’s Andy Buchsbaum Receives Honor from Michigan Environmental Council

We are so pleased to share the news that Andy Buchsbaum, National Wildlife Federation’s Vice President of Conservation Action, is the recipient of the 2015 Helen & William Milliken Distinguished …

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Giving Thanks for Changes that Benefit the Great Lakes

[br] Many Americans will eagerly sit down for Thanksgiving Dinner, only to be put on the spot by a well-intentioned but misguided host. “Before we eat,” the host will announce, …

Rehabiliting Lake Erie Wetlands Part One

Wetlands are a vital key to the water quality of the Great Lakes. They act as “filters” for pollutants or debris that might compromise our drinking water, beach health and …

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Connecting the Great Lakes Coastal Future

This week dozens of participants came from all over the Great Lakes – Minnesota to Pennsylvania – to gain the tools necessary to protect Great Lakes coastal habitat in a …

Canoeing in the Great Lakes

Jump-starting Restoration: Healing Our Waters – Great Lakes Coalition Announces…

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Book shows value of Great Lakes restoration

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Good things are happening in the Great Lakes

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Great Lakes restoration is producing huge dividends

A Great Lakes restoration project in Muskegon, Mi., is producing the kind of financial returns that would make stockbrokers envious. The $10 million shoreline restoration project on Muskegon Lake will …

Chicago’s Sewer Woes Highlight a Serious Great Lakes Problem

Chicago may be the new poster child for failing sewer systems in the Great Lakes basin. The Chicago Tribune reported this week that the city’s Deep Tunnel System, a $3 …

Great Lakes’ Budget Valentine

President Barack Obama released his budget on Valentines Day–and while the love is still there, this year’s box of chocolates is not as full as in years past. The president’s …

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