Fund For Lake Michigan

Ephemeral Pond Boardwalks at Riverside Park and Washington Park

  • Grant Recipient: Urban Ecology Center
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Year: 2019
  • Watershed: Kinnickinnic River, Menomonee River, Milwaukee River
  • Focus Area: Habitat Restoration

Washington Park and Riverside Park both feature ephemeral ponds that have been recently restored, and both sites are seeing an uptick in visitors. With these funds, the Urban Ecology Center can purchase materials required for board walks to protect fragile areas from foot traffic while increasing public education opportunities.

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