Green Infrastructure tour on Barker's Island | www.WDIO.com

Green Infrastructure tour on Barker's Island

WDIO
Updated: September 14, 2021 10:36 PM
Created: September 14, 2021 09:33 PM

The Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve (LSNERR) and City of Superior Environmental Services Division (ESD) co-hosted the Barker's Island Green Infrastructure (GI) Walking Tour for regional community leaders Tuesday afternoon. 

The tour began with Mayor Paine welcoming attendees before they visited five GI project sites Barker’s Island.

These projects included a beach restoration site and an upcoming boat landing parking lot.

“All these things are to help with water quality and flooding mitigation and also providing greening spaces for wildlife and socio-economic benefits,” explained Megan Högfeldt, the Water Resources Specialist for Superior.
 

Copyright 2021 WDIO-TV LLC, a Hubbard Broadcasting Company. All rights reserved

Hiring healthcare providers during the pandemic, how has it been going?

Duluth leading state in job growth; Minnesota wages up $1/hour

COVID infections spreading quickly in Itasca County

Majority of Northland continues to experience severe to exceptional drought

Minnesota COVID-19 Update Thursday

Wisconsin COVID-19 Update Thursday