Fund For Lake Michigan

Gateway to Improved Long-term Spawning (GILS)

  • Grant Recipient: Groundwork Milwaukee
  • Amount: $175,910
  • Year: 2011
  • Watershed: Milwaukee River, Menomonee River, Kinnickinnic River, Lake Michigan Coast
  • Focus Area: Stream Restoration

The Fund for Lake Michigan has awarded a grant to Groundwork Milwaukee to for their Gateway to Improving Long-term Spawning (GILS) project. Groundwork Milwaukee will install 15 “fish hotels” and 250 “HUBS,” or hanging underwater baskets, to improve habitat for fish along 15 miles of hardened shoreline in the Milwaukee Estuary Area of Concern.

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