Wood waste removal to benefit St. Louis River fish

By on February 17, 2012

Wood waste from late-1800s saw mills will be removed from Radio Tower Bay on the St. Louis River, restoring fish habitat for species like walleye and lake sturgeon, according to a report from the Superior Telegram. The project will remove hundreds of railroad pilings, tons of slab wood, and organic material that has built up in the bay.

The project is funded by the Great Lakes Restoration initiative and the state of Minnesota and is part of the St. Louis River Estuary Initiative, an environmental restoration effort.

Read more at superiortelegram.com

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Jeff Brooks-Gillies has written about science, energy and the environment for going on 10 years. He's a native Michigander who, after a stint in Colorado, lives in Indianapolis with his wife and two kids.

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