DOOR COUNTY, Wis. (WTAQ) - Birds in Door County will soon have a safer haven, thanks to a new federal grant. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced almost $2 million in funding to restore and protect 1,500 acres of wildlife habitat and wetlands in 5 states.
The Door Peninsula Bird Habitat Protection Project is one of the projects approved for the funding – which is part of the $475 million Great Lakes restoration program. Marshes, floodplains, and wildlife reserves are also getting grants. The projects are located in Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York State.