Cascade Valley - Valley View Restoration Project
Habitat restoration has brought dramatic changes to a former golf course along the Cuyahoga River in Akron, Ohio. At the Valley View area of Cascade Valley Metro Park, NOAA and partners restored nearly 60 acres of habitat and 5,000 feet of shoreline.
Brandenburg Park Habitat Restoration
Through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, NOAA partnered with the Great Lakes Commission to restore the natural shoreline and improve community access to the waterfront at Brandenburg Park along Lake St. Clair in Michigan.
Powderhorn Lake Habitat Restoration
NOAA and partners are working through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative to restore wetlands and improve fish passage at Powderhorn Lake in Illinois.
Muskegon Lake Habitat Restoration
For decades, Michigan’s Muskegon Lake was considered one of the most degraded areas in the Great Lakes region. NOAA and partners have been collaborating since 2008 to restore habitat and improve water quality in the area.
Buffalo River Restoration Project
In New York, the Great Lakes Commission has worked to restore nearly two miles of shoreline and twenty acres of habitat at eight sites along the lower Buffalo River, supported by NOAA through Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funding.
Recyling/Reusing: Muskegon Lake Habitat Restoration
Reusing and recycling materials from the restoration project. Muskegon, Michigan
Change of Thinking: Muskegon Lake Habitat Restoration
Muskegon, Michigan. A Change in perspective from looking at Muskegon Lake as an industrial waste catch to an area of community recreation and stewardship.
Muskegon Lake Habitat Restoration Projects
Muskegon Lake in Michigan was a dumping ground for foundries and paper mills for decades. We have helped fund several projects to remove debris and contaminated sediments, to help improve habitat for fish.
Bear Creek: Muskegon Lake Habitat Restoration
Bear Creek - Muskegon, Michigan