Sterling State Park Projects

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.  Pragmites is also being controlled in approximately 1,100 acres.  Project completion is scheduled for 12/31/12.  Annual phragmites control and monitoring will continue into 2013.  Project funding of $3.42M is from GLRI.