Fund For Lake Michigan

Green Infrastructure Improvements at Lake Michigan Shoreline Parks-Bender Park and Grant Park

  • Grant Recipient: Milwaukee County
  • Amount: $50,300
  • Year: 2013
  • Watershed: Lake Michigan Coast
  • Focus Area: Beach Restoration

Milwaukee County DPRC will stabilize bluffs and reduce runoff in Bender and Grant Parks by constructing a 3,537 square foot parking lot rain garden, reestablishing 5 acres of forest, taking 48 acres of leased agricultural fields out of production and converting them to native prairie, converting 49.7 acres of mowed turf to prairie, and eradicating invasive plants on 143.6 acres of undeveloped land.

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