US Forest Service awards $3M for Great Lakes water quality
DETROIT (AP) – The U.S. Forest Service is awarding nearly $3 million to improve the tree canopy and forest cover in the Great Lakes region.
Money for Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, New York, Illinois and Indiana announced Thursday is part of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.
The aim of the tree-related investments is to improve water quality. The grants will support community forestry efforts to improve the interception, evaporation, infiltration and storage of rainfall and storm water.
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