Federally funded projects to improve fish habitat and replace aging infrastructure on the St. Clair River are underway. The work, funded by $3.6 million in grants from the Great Lakes restoration Initiative, includes replacing scrap concrete and aging seawalls with grass and a boardwalk. Several projects will place rocky reefs in the channel to give fish better egg-laying grounds than the river’s smooth clay bottom. Scientists will test a variety of reef materials and study which type fish prefer.
Read more at the Port Huron Times Herald.