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New Great Lakes conservation initiative announced

Bay City, Mich. – The Great Lakes have been designated as a Critical Conservation Area, which means the region will be eligible for increased funding from the Regional Conservation Partnership Program under the new Farm Bill.

The announcement was made this afternoon by Sen. Debbie Stabenow (MI), chairwoman of the ...   Read More »

Great Lakes Commission calls for immediate action on interbasin transfer of Asian carp

Washington, D.C. – Today the Great Lakes Commission called for immediate action on a suite of near-term measures to reduce the risk of interbasin transfer of Asian carp and other invasive species at the Chicago Area Waterways System (CAWS).

The action is in response to the January 2014 release of ...   Read More »

2014 Great Lakes Commission Legislative Priorities

Advancing Economic Strength and Environmental Integrity for the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River Region

Download PDF | Published March 2014

The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River are a natural treasure and a vital economic asset that give our eight-state, two-province region a unique competitive advantage. With 90 percent ...   Read More »

2014 Great Lakes Regional Priorities

One Region, One Voice: Priorities for Strengthening the Great Lakes as an Environmental and Economic Asset

Download PDF  |  Published March 2014

This document outlines the near-term priorities for the Great Lakes as identified by an alliance that includes the Great Lakes Commission, the mayors of the Great Lakes ...   Read More »

Great Lakes Commission News Briefs

A summary of issues, activities and events at the Great Lakes Commission

Register now for 2014 GLC Semiannual Meeting
and Great Lakes Day in Washington events

Registration is now open for the 2014 Semiannual Meeting of the Great Lakes Commission and Great Lakes Day events scheduled for March 4-6, 2014, ...   Read More »

Great Lakes Commission News Briefs Archive

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2012 Great Lakes Commission Annual Report

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Great Lakes Restoration Database Launched

Ann Arbor, Mich. The Great Lakes Commission, in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, announced today the launch of a new online Great Lakes Restoration Database (GLRD), available at habitat.glc.org. The site showcases, in one easy-to-access location, projects implemented under the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) ...   Read More »

Great Lakes Wind Collaborative 6th Annual Meeting

Date: September 22-23, 2013
Location: Hilton Columbus Downtown, Columbus, OH

Final Agenda and Meeting Presentations
Presentations are linked via agenda item. Mouse over agenda items to determine if slides are available. Click on an agenda item to view the corresponding slides.

Meeting Recap

Meeting Photo Slideshow
Coming soon

For further ...   Read More »

2013 Great Lakes Commission Annual Meeting overview and resolutions

The 2013 Great Lakes Commission Annual Meeting overview and resolutions are now available online.  Thanks for joining us in Milwaukee!

Click here to visit the Meeting Archive page....   Read More »

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