Fund For Lake Michigan

Flood Abatement and Community Resilience

The data is clear: The earth’s climate is changing.[1]  The top five hottest years on record since 1880, when NASA began tracking annual average temperatures, have been within the past 10 years. Currently, annual global average temperature is about 1° Celsius hotter than the 139-year average, and trends show it rising. Since the atmosphere is, […]

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Shedding Light on Lake Michigan: the WATERshed Program

by Erin Keleske Erin Keleske is the new Fund for Lake Michigan Communication’s Assistant! The Fund has supported the WATERshed program for the past several years. Erin grew up in Racine and we were thrilled to learn that she has experienced the benefits of environmental education programs like the WATERshed program. Growing up in Racine, […]

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Inner Harbor Fish Hotels

In early 2017, students at Milwaukee’s Bradley Tech High School spent a winter and spring designing and building aquatic rest stops to replace fish habitat that was lost decades ago when steel sheet piling was installed along the rivers of the Inner Harbor. Imagine sleeping standing up in the middle of a busy road, and […]

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