The SWP staff provides innovative, effective solutions for addressing a variety of emerging Great Lakes issues:
The SWP is the regional leader in planning and implementing science-based habitat restoration projects:
- 70% increase in targeted fish populations!
- 3 priority dams removed/miles of trout streams restored.
- Hundreds of acres of invasive plant species eradicated.
- Improved regional land use policies and model ordinances.
- Thousands of tons of sediment prevented from entering local rivers.
- 12,000 trees planted across 15 counties.
The SWP is a local organization working with local communities and local people:
- Enhancing sustainable economic development in the UP through nature-based tourism.
- 20 Citizen Advisory Watershed Councils
- Assisting Local Units of Government and Communities.
- Earth Keeper Network (150 churches, 10 faiths)
- Partnering with five Native American Tribes.
- Great Lakes Cities Initiative and other partners.
The SWP is committed to training the next generation of Great Lakes stewards:
The New Improved Great Lakes Shoreviewer!
The Superior Watershed Partnership is pleased to provide FREE high resolution color photography for every inch of Great Lakes coastline in the Upper Peninsula including Lake Superior, Lake Michigan and Lake Huron. Great Lakes ShoreViewer
The SWP will conduct monitoring at Eagle Mine, Humboldt Mill and along approved truck routes.