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Great Lakes Restoration at National Parks          2012 Healing Our Waters     Great Lakes Restoration Conference
Great Lakes National Parks
Restoring the Great Marsh atIndiana Dunes National Lakeshore
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore   Located in Northwest Indiana   Established in 1966   15,000 acres   10 distinct eco...
The Great Marsh 12 miles long Largest interdunal wetland in Lake Michigan watershed
Need for restoration To date: $2.65 million in GLRI funding for Great Marsh restoration
NPCA Student Workshop                         Over 6,000                        plants installed
Results          55 acres FULLY restored!          (and more to come)
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Great Lakes Restoration at National Parks-Naureen Rana, 2012

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Our Great Lakes national parks play a significant role in the effort to restore the great waters they represent. Each panelist will highlight a GLRI-supported project at a different park: restoring historic wetlands at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, researching changes in nearshore ecosystem dynamics at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, and planning for wetland and stream improvements at Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

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Great Lakes Restoration at National Parks-Naureen Rana, 2012

  1. 1. Great Lakes Restoration at National Parks 2012 Healing Our Waters Great Lakes Restoration Conference
  2. 2. Great Lakes National Parks
  3. 3. Restoring the Great Marsh atIndiana Dunes National Lakeshore
  4. 4. Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Located in Northwest Indiana Established in 1966 15,000 acres 10 distinct ecosystem types 3rd highest biodiversity
  5. 5. The Great Marsh 12 miles long Largest interdunal wetland in Lake Michigan watershed
  6. 6. Need for restoration To date: $2.65 million in GLRI funding for Great Marsh restoration
  7. 7. NPCA Student Workshop  Over 6,000 plants installed
  8. 8. Results 55 acres FULLY restored! (and more to come)

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