Fund For Lake Michigan

Comprehensive Planning to Promote Climate Resiliency Through Natural Infrastructure

  • Grant Recipient: Ozaukee Washington Land Trust
  • Amount: $70,259
  • Year: 2020
  • Watershed: Lake Michigan Coast, Milwaukee River
  • Focus Area: Monitoring/Watershed Planning

The Ozaukee Washington Land Trust (OWLT) is committed to preserving and restoring the natural areas that their community loves, even as these places face unprecedented challenges due to climate change. This project will allow OWLT to use its nature preserves as focal points to identify restoration, management, and new land protection opportunities that promote  climate resilience while minimizing flood damage; protecting, purifying and storing water; and reducing urban and agricultural stormwater runoff.

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