Fund For Lake Michigan

Riparian Buffers: A Learning Lab

  • Grant Recipient: River Network
  • Amount: $25,000
  • Year: 2011
  • Watershed: Root River, Milwaukee River
  • Focus Area: Nutrient Management

A grant from the Fund for Lake Michigan will enable River Network to identify a watershed in southeastern Wisconsin to serve as a “Learning Laboratory” for implementing riparian buffer protection and restoration programs. Once the watershed is selected, River Network will work with local stakeholders to create a campaign promoting the use of riparian buffers.

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