Marquette Students Plan for a Greener Milwaukee

The Collegiate BMP Design Challenge, one of the Joyce Grant initiatives led by 1000 Friends of WI, connects university students with priority projects in the Kinnickinnic and Menomonee Restoration Plans and challenges them to develop designs utilizing green infrastructure to improve local water quality and create a community amenity in the process. This year, two […]

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MMSD panel backs work on KK River restoration

By Don Behm of the Journal Sentinel The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District would pay an Oak Creek contractor $2.1 million to remove concrete from the bed of the Kinnickinnic River downstream of S. 6th St., restore floodplain wetlands and stabilize the river bank between S. 6th St. and I-94, under a contract recommended Monday by […]

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DNR seeks input on watershed improvements

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — State water experts want input on plans to improve water quality in lakes and rivers in 23 Wisconsin watersheds. The Department of Natural Resources’ plans outline the conditions of each watershed, identify whether they’re impaired and can’t provide swimming, fishing and other opportunities and offer recommendations for improvement. Water bodies include […]

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