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Great Lakes AOCs

Restoration Projects for Detroit River AOC

The Habitat plan finalized May 2014 spelled out 14 restoration projects for the Detroit River AOC. As of January 2015, four projects have been completed.

Completed Projects

  • Blue Heron Lagoon
  • South Fishing Pier
  • US Steel
  • Refuge Gateway (Humbug)

Projects Underway

  • Detroit River Reefs
  • Belle Isle and Lake Okonoka projects:
    • Belle Isle Hydrologic Analysis, Feasibility and Pre-Design
    • Belle Isle Forested Wetland Restoration
    • Lake Okonoka Restoration with River Connection and Shoreline Restoration
  • Milliken State Park Pocket Marsh with River Connection
  • Stony Island Shoal Reconstruction
  • Celeron Island Restoration and Shoal Construction

Projects Needing Funding

  • Detroit Upper Riverfront Parks Restoration
  • Hennepin Marsh Restoration
  • Sugar Island Restoration