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Next phase in Buffalo River recovery kicks off with habitat restoration and shoreline improvements

For immediate release: July 13, 2015  |   Download News Release PDF

Lt. Gov. Hochul, Congressman Higgins join Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper, Great Lakes Commission and NOAA to celebrate start of construction

Buffalo, N.Y. – As the 10-year effort to remove toxic sediment from the Buffalo River nears completion this ...   Read More »

Commissions launch new online mapping tool focusing on dams and the invasive sea lamprey

For immediate release: May 1, 2015  |   Download News Release PDF

Application allows internet users to visualize the impact of dams and dam removal on sea lamprey populations in Great Lakes tributaries

Ann Arbor, Mich. –  The Great Lakes Fishery Commission and the Great Lakes Commission today launched a ...   Read More »

Great Lakes Commission welcomes legislation authorizing Great Lakes cleanup funding

For immediate release: April 22, 2015  |   Download News Release PDF

Ann Arbor, Mich. – The Great Lakes Commission welcomes legislation introduced yesterday by Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) and co-sponsored by Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) that formally authorizes funding for a comprehensive restoration program for the Great Lakes. The ...   Read More »

Tim A. Eder

Tim Eder was appointed as the fifth executive director of the Great Lakes Commission on July 10, 2006. With more than 25 years of experience in natural resources policy development and advocacy, Eder is in charge of the Commission’s day-to-day operations and advancing the shared interests of the Commission membership ...   Read More »

Bear Lake restoration work commences in Muskegon Lake Area of Concern

For immediate release: March 26, 2015  |    Download News Release PDF

Muskegon, Mich. – The Great Lakes Commission has received new funding to support ecological restoration efforts in Muskegon Lake by removing sediments that contain harmful levels of phosphorus, restoring natural water flow and creating wetlands in Bear ...   Read More »

IJC blog post: Lake Erie working group prepares plan for states, province

A new international committee of the Great Lakes Commission is digging for solutions to the problem of harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie. The Lake Erie Nutrient Targets (LENT) Working Group includes representatives from the U.S. states of Indiana, Michigan, New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania and the province of Ontario, ...   Read More »

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