Milwaukee River Greenway Coalition

Environment
11:54 am
Wed January 22, 2014

Milwaukee River Basin Gets C- On Its Report Card

The lower reaches of Milwaukee River ranked lowest in the watershed's water quality grades - earning a C- compared to B for its East and West branches

The health of Milwaukee’s rivers is improving, slightly, according to the 3rd annual report card from the Milwaukee Riverkeeper group.

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Environment
10:56 am
Tue May 7, 2013

Stewardship Funding Will Soon Face Legislative Scrutiny

Local land trust hopes to preserve prime Milwaukee River real estate for public urban green space

The Joint Finance Committee continues working its way through the “dollars and cents” of Governor Walker’s proposed 2013-2015 state budget. One program facing scrutiny is the Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program. Over the past 20 years, the fund has protected more than 600,000 acres. It pools resources of the DNR, local government and land trusts. You have only to head up the Milwaukee River to see the funding at work.

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