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Award-winning Milwaukee partner project builds climate change resilience

The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) won multiple awards for a Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI)-funded project that has planted well over 400 trees to buffer an urban neighborhood from the increasingly intense rains and heat of a changing climate.

Research and habitat improvements keep pollinators buzzing on the Hiawatha

Pollinators play a critical role in the plant lifecycle by moving pollen that produces fruits, seeds and young plants. In the Great Lakes region, the loss of insect pollinators has a ripple effect on ecosystems that extends even to the health of the Great Lakes themselves.

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