Yearly Archives: 2000

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The Great Lakes Commission is proud to unveil a new suite of Great Lakes Daily News services on the Great Lakes Information Network (GLIN).

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Commission calls for new advocacy strategy for 107th Congress: Egrets, alligators, lake trout and eagles

It’s time to reassert the national and global stature of the Great Lakes
By: Dr. Michael J. Donahue, Executive Director, Great Lakes Commission

In the closing weeks of the 106th Congress, landslide votes in both the House and Senate yielded one of the largest environmental restoration projects in U.S. history. … Read More »

Great Lakes Commission announces new projects to benefit Great Lakes-St. Lawrence region

Ann Arbor, Mich. -The Great Lakes Commission, an interstate compact agency that advances regional environmental protection and sustainable development goals, announces the receipt of more than $5.1 million in federal and foundation grants for program and project initiatives in FY2001. “Our objective is to support the priorities of our member … Read More »

Great Lakes Commission Annual Meeting

States, provinces set priorities for Great Lakes-St. Lawrence region

Ann Arbor, Mich. - The Great Lakes Commission, acting at its recent annual meeting in Hamilton, Ontario, has adopted a bold new strategy to advance environmental protection and resource management efforts in the Great akes-St. Lawrence region. Delegates from the eight … Read More »

Commission announces “Great Lakes Daily News” service via e-mail

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Ann Arbor, Mich. - The Great Lakes Commission is pleased to offer a new service through the Great Lakes Information Network (GLIN). The “Great Lakes Daily News” e-mail list provides a free daily news feed of recent coverage of Great Lakes-St. Lawrence issues by print, … Read More »

A new era of bold leadership for the Great Lakes Commission

Enhancing advocacy efforts will be a priority

Ann Arbor, Mich. - The Great Lakes Commission is pleased to announce the election of two new officers to lead the binational agency into the future. Nathaniel E. Robinson, a senior executive policy advisor to Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson, has been elected chair … Read More »

New report finds gaps in environmental data collection in the Lake Michigan basin

Ann Arbor, Mich. — Environmental monitoring — the collection of data continuously over time — is lacking in several key areas in the Lake Michigan basin, according to a newly released report from the Great Lakes Commission. While report findings reveal extensive monitoring in categories such as drinking water quality, … Read More »

GLC announces project management team

Project will yield water management decision support system

Ann Arbor, Mich. - The Great Lakes Commission has received a $745,000 grant for the first phase of developing a Water Resources Management Decision Support System for the Great Lakes. Supported by the Great Lakes Protection Fund, the two-year project will … Read More »

2000 Annual Meeting of the Great Lakes Commission, Oct. 16

Effective advocacy for the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence region

Ann Arbor, Mich. - Policymakers and opinion leaders from throughout the binational Great Lakes-St. Lawrence region will convene Oct. 16 in Hamilton, Ontario, to address and act on key public policy issues affecting the environment and economy of the world’s largest freshwater … Read More »

TEACH Great Lakes: New gateway for students and teachers

www.great-lakes.net/teach/

Ann Arbor, Mich. — Students and teachers now have a new source for Great Lakes educational materials, thanks to a product recently released by the Great Lakes Commission. The Education and Curriculum Homesite (TEACH Great Lakes) features mini-lessons on Great Lakes topics. Geared for elementary through high school students, … Read More »

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