80% of the plantsand animals on the Endangered Species List live all or part of their lives in the littoral (near-shore) zone.
A continuous ribbon of life circles lakes and borders rivers. No one project will bring a riparian ecosystem to its knees, but the cumulative impacts of all our projects cut that ribbon of life. If the ribbon of life is cut enough, it will cease to exist.
Eighty percent of the plants and animals on the Endangered Species List live all or part of their life in the littoral (or near-shore) zone. (WDNR)