Fund For Lake Michigan

Press Releases

Fund for Lake Michigan Backs UW-Milwaukee Ground-Breaking Study of Aquatic Species:

Milwaukee, WI – In what scientists call a groundbreaking effort, the Fund for Lake Michigan has approved a grant to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) School of Freshwater Sciences to sequence the DNA and analyze the genetic makeup of three aquatic species, including Yellow Perch and the Green Bay Mayfly. Continue reading here.

Fund for Lake Michigan Backs Study of Racine’s Horlick Dam

Milwaukee, WI – The Fund for Lake Michigan announced today it will help pay  for a comprehensive engineering study of the aging Horlick Dam on the Root River in Racine. A study is needed after the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources determined the 180-year-old dam no longer meets flood safety standards and must be repaired or removed by 2024. Continue reading here.

Grants Approved January 2017

The mission of the Fund for Lake Michigan is to support efforts, and in particular those in southeastern Wisconsin, that enhance the health of Lake Michigan and its shoreline and tributary river systems for the benefit of the people and communities that depend upon the system for water, recreation, and commerce. Continue reading here.