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natives and catepillarsManitowoc County Proclaims April Restore the Shore Month

Lakeshore Invasive Species Management Area (LISMA) is working with Woodland Dunes Nature Center and Preserve and Lakeshore Natural Resource Partnership (LNRP) on multiple restoration projects along the Lake Michigan shoreline in Manitowoc County.  Multiple partners are engaged in the project which involves invasive species removal and native species plantings to benefit migratory birds along the lake shore.  Please check back here often for more information and photos.

SLC, Woodland Dunes team up for Restore the Shore project

Project sites:

Rotary Wayside – Two Rivers

Woodland Dunes Bird Parks – Two Rivers

Woodland Dunes interior parcel – Two Rivers

Columbus Street – Two Rivers

Lakeside Blvd – Manitowoc

East and West Twin Rivers – up to first dam

Hika Bay

Zander Park – Two Rivers

Media Links:

Restore the Shore Project

Restore the Shore Seeks to Improve Habitat – Herald Times Reporter

 

Among the volunteers supporting the Restore the Shore project alongside Lakeside Boulevard in the city of Manitowoc are, from left, Todd Holschbach, Dennis Hardy and Jeff Tech using shovels, pruners and tree saws. / Charlie Mathews/HTR Media

Among the volunteers supporting the Restore the Shore project alongside Lakeside Boulevard in the city of Manitowoc are, from left, Todd Holschbach, Dennis Hardy and Jeff Tech using shovels, pruners and tree saws. / Charlie Mathews/HTR Media

 

Denmark Community School students work to remove undesirable species at the Rotary Wayside.  4/7/14

Denmark Community School students work to remove undesirable species at the Rotary Wayside. 4/7/14

 

The first load of compost and mulch was delivered on April 25, 2014, and was funded by the West Foundation, Citizens for a Scenic Lakeside, and the Manitowoc County Recycling Center.

The first load of compost and mulch was delivered on April 25, 2014, and was funded by the West Foundation, Citizens for a Scenic Lakeside, and the Manitowoc County Recycling Center.

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Gary Drohman and Woodland Dunes staff and volunteers dig up and bag some trees from Drohman’s plantation. Trees were donated to Restore the Shore. 4/23/14

Current partners:  LISMA, Woodland Dunes Nature Center and Preserve, LNRP, West Foundation, Hooper Foundation, WI Stopover Initiative, Manitowoc County,Manitowoc County Recycling Center, City of Two Rivers, City of Manitowoc, Friends of Mariners Trail, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin, Green Acres Landscaping, Silver Creek Nurseries Inc, Manitowoc Landscape Inc, Silver Lake College, Denmark High School, Mishicot High School, Manitowoc School District,Fox Valley Technical College, Two Rivers Public Schools, Eagle Scout Cullen Hiliker, WI Department of Administration Coastal Management, Friends of Hika Bay, Aurora Medical Center, Friends of the Twin Rivers Watershed, Citizens for a Scenic Lakeside, Friends of the Manitowoc River Watershed, Little Manitowoc River Partnership, Gary Drohman, and Paradise Gardens Nursery LLC, West Bend, WI, James E. Dutton Foundation, and Hickory Grove Nursery.

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