UWM's Innovative Cities Lecture: Grand Trunk Wetland - Habitat Restoration in the Harbor District
Thursday, February 28, 2019
noon - 1:15 p.m. CST
Milwaukee, WI, United States
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This lecture will be held at the School of Architecture and Urban Planning at UW-Milwaukee, 2131 E. Hartford Ave, Room 345.
Mr. Timm and Ms. Hron will share about the(also known as the Bay View Wetland), one of the last remnants of the Milwaukee Estuary's historical network of wetlands, and the restoration process. Planning for the wetland restoration began as a result of recommendations included in the city’s which was completed in the 2008. Restoration of the wetland is also identified as a catalytic project in the . The US EPA’s Great Lakes Restoration Initiative allocated $3.5 million dollars in 2018 to implement the project. There are public and private partners working together to figure out how this unique ecological feature fits in among its commercial, industrial and residential neighbors.
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