Ann Arbor, Mich. – A new website, greatlakesphragmites.net, is taking aim at an invasive plant that is plaguing the Great Lakes. Launched by the Great Lakes Commission (GLC) and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the website is intended to serve as a central hub for information on Phragmites … Read More »
Ann Arbor, Mich. - Earlier today, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder announced his plans for ensuring Michigan’s future through an increased emphasis on energy and the environment. Gov. Snyder acknowledged the symbiotic relationship between energy, the economy and the environment, a concept that the Great Lakes Commission (GLC) has been a … Read More »
Ann Arbor, Mich. - The Great Lakes Commission (GLC) has received a $400,000 grant through the U.S. EPA-led Great Lakes Restoration Initiative to develop and demonstrate web-crawling software to assess the availability of aquatic invasive species for purchase – and identify sellers of those species – on the Internet.
Intentional … Read More »
Erie, Pa. - Attendees at the Great Lakes Wind Collaborative meeting yesterday got a Keystone State perspective on the progress, opportunities and obstacles for wind energy in the binational Great Lakes region.
Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Michael Krancer provided the keynote address, highlighting Pennsylvania’s general economic … Read More »
The 2012 Great Lakes Commission Annual Meeting overview and resolutions are now available online. Thanks for joining us in Cleveland!
Ann Arbor, Mich. - The Great Lakes Wind Collaborative (GLWC) – the leading source of information on windpower in the binational Great Lakes region – will host its 5th Annual Meeting, Sept. 25-26 at the Sheraton Erie Bayfront Hotel in Erie, Pa.
The program features a keynote address by Pennsylvania … Read More »
Cleveland, Ohio - Actions to reduce phosphorus loadings to the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River system were the focus of the Annual Meeting of the Great Lakes Commission, which kicked off Great Lakes Week in Cleveland this week. A GLC-led Regional Phosphorus Reduction Task Force released a report with more than 50 … Read More »
Ann Arbor, Mich. - The Great Lakes Wind Collaborative (GLWC) – the leading source of information on windpower in the binational Great Lakes region – will be visiting Erie, Pa., later this month to host its 5th Annual Meeting, Sept. 25-26 at the Sheraton Erie Bayfront Hotel.
Featured speakers and … Read More »
A new risk assessment led by the government of Canada on the threat posed to the Great Lakes by Asian carp heightens the urgent need for a permanent solution, such as hydrological separation of the Great Lakes and Mississippi River watersheds, said members of the Great Lakes Commission (GLC) today. … Read More »
Ann Arbor, Mich. - Going to the beach? Now you can get real-time information on beach water quality advisories, weather and water conditions all on your mobile phone.
The Great Lakes Commission (GLC), in partnership with LimnoTech and the Great Lakes states, has developed a free smartphone application that … Read More »