Great Lakes Restoration

To provide technical and financial assistance to implement the highest priority actions in order to protect and restore the Great Lakes.

Priority actions are to: identify, protect, conserve, manage, enhance or restore habitat or species on both public and private lands within the Great Lakes Basin.
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Examples of Funded Projects

Fiscal Year 2010: Remediation and restoration of habitat for fish and wildlife populations in Great Lakes Areas of Concern, including supporting the Great Lakes Legacy Act and Natural Resource Damage Assessment programs; Implementation of an early warning program to identify the effects of emerging contaminants on Great Lakes fish and wildlife; Integrated pest management and prevention of aquatic invasive species, including Asian carp; Implementation of Aquatic Nuisance Species Management Plans among all Great Lakes states; Protection, enhancement and restoration of habitat for Federal trust resources in the Great Lakes such as endangered species, migratory birds, and inter-jurisdictional fish; Implementation of activities through existing programs such as the Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act grant program, Partners for Fish and Wildlife, Great Lakes Joint Venture, Fish Passage, National Wetlands Inventory, and Fish Habitat Partnership programs, among others, to promote healthy populations of trust species in the Great La