Client

Wisconsin Central, Ltd. Railway

Owner

Wisconsin Central, Ltd. Railway

Market Sector

Transportation

Expertise

Railroads

Kirk Yard Wetland Mitigation Vegetation Management

Gary, Indiana

  • This project involves the control of woody and herbaceous invasive species within five parcels near the Wisconsin Central Ltd/ Canadian National Railroad Kirk Railroad Yard in Gary, Indiana.

  • All five parcels are recognized as having some of the few remaining high-quality natural areas that contain historic dune and swale habitat located in northern Indiana.

  • The five parcels include USX Prairie, Lakeshore Railroad Prairie, Area 8 East and portions of Yard A/B along with 15 acres of the Pine Station Nature Preserve.

  • The work at the Pine Station Nature Preserve is being conducted under a memorandum of understanding with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Nature Preserves.