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Great Lakes Commission welcomes legislation aimed at protecting the Great Lakes from Asian carp

For immediate release: December 12, 2014  |   Download PDF

Ann Arbor, Mich. – The Great Lakes Commission supports legislation introduced yesterday by Rep. Dave Camp (R-Mich.) and Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), supported by a bipartisan group of members of Congress, that would reduce the risk of Asian carp ...   Read More »

Regional groups support congressional action authorizing Great Lakes restoration

Download  HR 5764 – GLRI Group Letter – December 2014

Seven regional Great Lakes groups weighed in today with the Great Lakes congressional delegation in support of legislation being considered this week that formally authorizes funding for a comprehensive restoration program for the Great Lakes.  The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative ...   Read More »

Position available: Director of Information Strategy / Chief Information Officer

Application deadline: December 12, 2014   |    Download PDF

The Great Lakes Commission (GLC) seeks a proven leader in strategy, management and deployment of information technologies. The Director of Information Strategy will join the senior leadership team of the GLC and bring to the position a proven record of strategic ...   Read More »

New funding to accelerate restoration of Muskegon’s Veterans Memorial Park

For immediate release: November 11, 2014  |   Download News Release PDF  |   Download Fact Sheet PDF


Collective effort is restoring “Michigan’s most beautiful mile”

Muskegon, Mich. – After years of decline, new funding will support the efforts of federal, state and local agencies, veterans groups, and ...   Read More »

Great Lakes Commission report: Dramatic increases in crude oil production and transportation via rail

For immediate release: October 1, 2014  |   Download PDF

Ann Arbor, Mich. – The Great Lakes Commission is inviting comments on a draft report that evaluates the potential benefits and risks surrounding the transport of crude oil in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River region.

The report consists of ...   Read More »

2014 Annual Meeting Slide Show – Buffalo, N.Y.

To launch a full-screen slide show, please click on any image below! Attendees enjoyed a field trip on Sept. 29 showcasing many restoration efforts along the Buffalo River waterfront, which is now teeming with recreational and cultural activities. The restored Wilkeson Pointe in Buffalo includes a park that sits along...   Read More »

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