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Eight projects in Saginaw Bay area focus on grassroots environmentalism

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Environmentalists are hoping small investments will lead to larger changes in the Saginaw Bay area.

Eight projects focused on energy efficiency, improving habitats, and educating children have been funded by the Saginaw Bay Watershed Initiative Network. Continue reading

State grant to fight Phragmites in Saginaw Bay region

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Bay County received a $350,000 grant to battle the invasive species Phragmites in the Saginaw Bay.

The grant will be used for a 2-year project to control and remove the invasives, and educate the community on the species. Continue reading

Saginaw Bay Conservation and Development awarded federal grant to work on Great Lakes restoration

saginaw bay conA central Michigan organization has been awarded a federal grant to help restore the Great Lakes and its watersheds.

The Saginaw Bay Conservation and Development Center was awarded a $30,000 grant to work on the Cass River. Work will focus on things like streambank stabilization, fish habitat restoration and sediment reduction.
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