Sterling State Park Projects

STERLING STATE PARK LAGOON RENOVATIONS

At Sterling State Park, Michigan DNR is re-creating approximately 18 acres of emergent and submergent Great Lakes marsh and 32 acres of lakeplain prairie. A second project involves repairing dikes and installing water control for 310 acres of marsh. Phragmites is also being controlled in approximately 1,100 acres. The initial project was completed on 12/31/12. Annual phragmites control and monitoring will continue into 2013. Project funding of $3.42M is from the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.