Ann Arbor, Mich. – The Great Lakes are the freshwater jewels of the entire world. But it will take many hands to restore their luster.
Building Partnerships for Restoration will be the theme of the 2002 Annual Meeting of the Great Lakes Commission, Oct. 14-15 in Cleveland, Ohio. The meeting ... Read More »
Communications, information management functions will expand
Ann Arbor, Mich. – The Great Lakes Commission announces the creation of two new program areas that will greatly enhance its capacity to manage and distribute information critical to informed public policy decisionmaking.
The new program areas are Communications and Internet Technology, and ... Read More »
To recognize outstanding achievement and vision in electronic communications technology
Amber Miller, a first-year student in Political Science and Environmental Biology at the University of Dayton (Ohio), is the winner of the 2002 Carol A. Ratza Memorial Scholarship.
“Through my studies, I hope to help stop or slow the pollution ... Read More »
Water quality will benefit
Ann Arbor, Mich. – Great Lakes water quality advocates are applauding new federal legislation authorizing the Great Lakes Basin Program for Soil Erosion and Sediment Control, a Great Lakes Commission-coordinated effort that supports innovative soil conservation and water quality enhancement projects throughout the Great Lakes basin.... Read More »
Provincial representatives gain associate member status
Ann Arbor, Mich. – In a move to enhance joint management of the binational Great Lakes-St. Lawrence system, the Great Lakes Commission has welcomed Ontario and Québec to its board of directors.
Acting unanimously, the board recently voted to extend associate member status to ... Read More »
Ann Arbor, Mich. – Water quality and soil conservation in the Great Lakes states are getting a boost from a wide range of local projects that will promote erosion control, clearer streams and lakes, and sound land-use practices.
The Great Lakes Commission has selected 34 projects to share more than ... Read More »
Great Lakes Commission Semiannual Meeting in Québec City May 7-8
Ann Arbor, Mich. – The future of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence system and the issues and challenges to be faced will be explored by policymakers and opinion leaders from the United States and Canada when the Great Lakes Commission holds ... Read More »
2002 Great Lakes Program unveiled in Washington, D.C.
Ann Arbor, Mich. – Five lakes. Seven goals. One ecosystem.
Calling for bold action to undo a legacy of misuse, the Great Lakes Commission has issued a seven-point strategy to revitalize the Great Lakes, the greatest system of fresh water on the face of ... Read More »
An Invitation to Become a “Friend of the Great Lakes” @ friendsofthegreatlakes.org
The Great Lakes Commission announces a major new initiative to promote a healthy environment, a prosperous and sustainable economy, and a high quality of life in this great binational region. The Great Lakes Endowment has been established to enhance ... Read More »
U.S., Canadians tackle Lake St. Clair cleanup
Ann Arbor, Mich. – The body of water sometimes known as the “Sixth Great Lake” is finally getting treated like one.
A binational coalition, headed by the Great Lakes Commission and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is developing a plan to address ... Read More »