Fund For Lake Michigan

Restoring Coastal and Riparian Habitats at Silver Creek Park

  • Grant Recipient: City of Manitowoc
  • Amount: $69,200
  • Year: 2022
  • Watershed: Lake Michigan Coast, Other
  • Focus Area: Stream Restoration

Streambank erosion is releasing sediment from Silver Creek into Lake Michigan, impairing important foraging and spawning habitat for a variety of fish species.The City of Manitowoc is developing conceptual designs to stabilize the streambanks and restore habitat along 3,700 feet of Silver Creek. This 71-acre park is classified as an Area of Special Natural Resource Concern by the Wisconsin DNR. 

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