Tag Archive: Milwaukee Riverkeeper

Dec 06

The Dirt on Sediment Pollution

When you hear about water pollution, you probably think of chemicals—but soil and silt can harm rivers, too. Listen up: It might come as a surprise to think that something as natural as soil actually contributes to water pollution. But excess soil runoff, or sediment, can have a range of negative effects, from clouding water …

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Jun 25

Senior Water Advocacy Network

The golden years of water advocacy: A program in Milwaukee helps seniors become advocates for the city’s rivers and Lake Michigan. Gray: “Some of them have time on their hands and are interested in learning more about issues and getting more involved as advocates for natural resources.” Dan Gray is with the Milwaukee Riverkeeper’s Senior …

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