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Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI), is a four year investment in the Great Lakes, and is the largest investment in the past two decades. This collaborative program includes a

Cladophora and Botulism in Lake Michigan

Cladophora and botulism are both naturally existing organisms found in the Great Lakes, including Lake Michigan. A commonly held belief is that all native organisms are good and all non-native

Michigan’s Awesome Wetlands

A commonly held belief is that the Great Lakes ecosystem stops at the shoreline, when in actuality the shoreline itself, and the surrounding streams and wetlands are also an integral