Big giant water pumps, crank screws and modern engineering came together to restore a rare coastal wetland near the Ohio border. We’re seeing the hard work start to pay off with fish and waterfowl returning to this special place
After being disconnected from the Great Lakes for more than 60 years, Erie Marsh is back – reconnected to the world’s largest freshwater ecosystem.
While our Erie Marsh Preserve is currently CLOSED for restoration work, you can still learn about our history and future there.
The Conservancy and its partners have embarked on a multi-year restoration project which includes reconnecting Erie Marsh to Lake Erie and invasive species control. Discover who’s helping in Michigan
Visit Conservation Gateway to take a deep dive into all of the conservation work happening across the 150-mile stretch of coastal and nearshore habitat of Western Lake Erie.
The Nature Conservancy protects many coastal areas in the Great Lakes - check them out!
Stay up to date on Erie Marsh Preserve restoration progress