Year after year plants and animals all over the world face economic impacts on their habitats caused by humans. Some are caused by deforestation, others by toxins in the water, the list could go on. The world has begun to see that removing natural elements is not always a good thing. Grants given by the govenment, can be found that encourge the saving or renewal of our ecosystems. Merry Lea was lucky because when Goshen College was given the land, there was not much damage done to the land. Through maintaining resoration they are able to restore the land and keep it around to show and teach people for a long history to come. The renewal of the ecosystems are crucial before they all destroyed and there is no turning back.