“Thinking Regionally, Acting Locally!” Ensuring Environmental and Economic Prosperity for the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Region
For a great time in the Great Lakes region, come join us for the 2003 Annual Meeting of the Great Lakes Commission! We’ll be convening October 1-3 at the Holiday Inn City Centre … Read More »
Efforts to “Restore the Greatness” move forward
Ann Arbor, Mich. – Efforts to restore and protect the Great Lakes ecosystem are taking a significant step forward, thanks to a new initiative by the Great Lakes Commission and the National Sea Grant College Program.
The Commission will partner with university-based Sea … Read More »
Columbus, OH – Water quality improvements in the Great Lakes basin will receive a boost from $2.5 million in federal conservation funds to support erosion and sediment control and protective land use practices in Ohio and the rest of the Great Lakes region. The funds will strengthen the Great Lakes … Read More »
To recognize outstanding achievement and vision in electronic communications technology
Kevin Bennardo, a senior at Miami University of Ohio, is the recipient of the 2003 Carol A. Ratza Memorial Scholarship. Bennardo is pursuing a dual major in mass communications and political science.
His winning essay addressed the alteration and … Read More »
Ann Arbor, Mich. – Mayors of the coastal communities throughout the binational Great Lakes-St. Lawrence region came to St. Catharines, Ontario, this week to assert an more active role in the protection and management of the great natural resource at their shores.
The mayors, gathered for the 17th annual conference … Read More »
A Great Lakes Commission and International Lakes Environment Committee Special Joint Symposium
June 24, 2003 – 8:00am – 5:00pm
Schmitt Academic Center, Room 154
DePaul University, Chicago, Ill.
It has been 17 years since the last World Conference on Large Lakes was held in the Great Lakes basin. … Read More »
Ann Arbor, Mich. – It’s often said that Lake St. Clair has been overlooked when it comes to environmental restoration and protection. But next week, it’s going to get some attention.
A two-day conference, Lake St. Clair: Restoring the Heart of the Great Lakes, will focus on the state … Read More »
St. Catharines, Ontario – Mayors, policy makers and opinion leaders from coastal communities throughout the binational Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River region will converge on St. Catharines, Ontario June 16-18 for the 17th International Great Lakes/St. Lawrence Mayors Conference. Co-hosting the conference are the City of St. Catharines, under … Read More »
Ann Arbor, Mich. – The Great Lakes Commission has awarded $1.9 million for projects and programs that will improve water quality in the Great Lakes basin through improved land management practices. Forty-two agencies and organizations spanning all eight Great Lakes states will receive these funds in 2003 (pending completion of … Read More »
Ann Arbor, Mich. – Efforts to protect the water resources of the Great Lakes- St. Lawrence River basin from overuse and abuse have taken a significant step forward, thanks to a major study released by the Great Lakes Commission.
A binational organization of the Great Lakes states and provinces, the … Read More »