NRDA projects

Projects Funded in 2016:

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources – $250,000 to support the existing cooperative effort to reestablish self-sustaining populations of spotted muskellunge in the Fox River and Green Bay over a period of 2 years;

University of Wisconsin Green Bay – $304,015 for the evaluation of the Lower Fox River and west shore tributaries of Green Bay for potential restoration projects to benefit whitefish and sturgeon; and

$247,260 – for the evaluation of lower order tributaries of Green Bay for potential restoration projects that would benefit the Green Bay fish community;

University of Wisconsin Stevens Point – $295,586 for the evaluation of Green Bay and selected tributaries for habitat restoration projects to benefit muskellunge;

Oconto County Land Conservation Department – $462,000 for restoration projects to support northern pike spawning and reproduction on the west shore of Green Bay over a period of 3 years;

Brown County Land and Water Conservation Department – $800,000 for the continuation of restoration projects to support northern pike spawning and reproduction on the west shore of Green Bay over a period of 5 years;

Door County Land Trust – $400,000 to identify and acquire high priority parcels important for maintaining and enhancing Green Bay water quality and fisheries within the Red River/Sturgeon Bay watershed;

Ducks Unlimited – $500,000 for continued habitat restoration of coastal wetlands for migratory birds and fish in Lower Green Bay; and

$65,000 – for continued restoration of the Sensiba Wildlife Area to benefit waterfowl and northern pike on the west shore of Green Bay;

City of De Pere – $254,000 for improving public use facilities that provide access to fisheries resources at the Bomier and Fox Point boat launches along the Fox River.

See the wide variety of restoration projects implemented by the Trustees that were completed from 2002 through 2012.

Restoration Progress Report (44.5 MB pdf)

See new restoration projects implemented by the Trustees that were completed between 2012 and 2016.

South-Branch-of-the-Suamico-River-Stream-Restoration (995 KB pdf)

Nesting-Habitat-Restoration-on-the-Oneida-Reservation (500 KB pdf)

Door County Land Preservation (794 KB pdf)

Upper Fox River Headwaters Preservation (659 KB pdf)

Upper Fox River Habitat Preservation (472 KB pdf)

St. Martin’s Island (850 KB pdf)

Examples of Projects

Habitat Preservation in the Wolf River Bottomlands Natural Resource Area

Door County Land Preservation

South Branch of the Suamico River Wetland Restoration

Fox River National Wildlife Refuge Wetland Restoration

Northern Pike Habitat Restoration in the Suamico/Little Suamico Watershed

Common Tern Nesting Habitat Enhancement and Nest Island Construction

West Branch of the Wolf River Habitat Restoration

Spotted Musky Population Enhancement Program

Wild Rose Fish Hatchery

Sunset Park Fishing Wharf Construction in Kimberly

Brown County Fairgrounds Boat Launch Improvements