Fund For Lake Michigan

Advancing Green Infrastructure Through Ordinance Revision

  • Grant Recipient: 1000 Friends of Wisconsin Inc
  • Amount: $210,000
  • Year: 2012
  • Watershed: Oak Creek, Kinnickinnic River, Menomonee River, Milwaukee River, Root River, Lake Michigan Coast
  • Focus Area: Green Infrastructure

1000 Friends of Wisconsin, in partnership with Milwaukee County and the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District, will work with nine municipalities within the Menomonee River Watershed to identify and address barriers to green infrastructure that currently exist in local codes and ordinances. Recommendations to update codes and ordinances will be prioritized based on their potential impact on water quality.

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