Funding and ParntersThis project was funded by the U. S. EPA Great Lakes National Program Office as part of an approximately $785,100 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) grant to the Alliance of Rouge Communities for design at Wilcox Lake, Phoenix Lake and Inkster Park in 2021 (Grant # GL-00E02997-1) Partners in this project include the U.S. EPA, GLRI, ARC, and Wayne County Parks
Where and WhenInkster Park is located in the City of Inkster, Michigan and is a tributary of the Lower Branch of the Rouge River. Project design began in 2021.
Anticipated OutcomesImproved water quality Increased wetland habitat Improved floodwater storage Increased plant diversity More diverse riparian habitat
Conditions Before Restoration