News and Announcements

Number one Great Lakes priority: Stop invasive species

State and regional representatives press Congress for action

Washington, D.C. – Today, more than 200 delegates from the Great Lakes states and other regional organizations are in Washington in support of a shared vision to restore and protect the Great Lakes.

Their number one priority: stop invasive species before they ...   Read More »

Congress urged to act quickly on new NAISA legislation

Calling invasive species the most urgent problem facing the Great Lakes, the Great Lakes Commission is urging Congress to act promptly to enact the newly introduced National Aquatic Invasive Species Act (NAISA).

The legislation (S.725), introduced Thursday by U.S. Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.), outlines a broad-based, national approach to stemming ...   Read More »

Great Lakes Hearing Announced: March 7

Friends of the Great Lakes:

As part of the Great Lakes Day in Washington events (March 6-7), the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Water Resources and the Environment, has announced a hearing on “The Impact of Aquatic Invasive Species on the Great Lakes.”

2:00 p.m. – Wednesday, ...   Read More »

New GLIN Maps and GIS for the Great Lakes region

The Great Lakes Information Network (GLIN), managed by the Great Lakes Commission, is pleased to announce the release of new GLIN Maps & GIS pages for the region. See

Current datasets available focus on Great Lakes biota, geo/political boundaries, climate/meteorology/atmosphere, elevation, environment, basemaps/earth cover, inland waters/hydrography, and more. Registered ...   Read More »

Board gathers for December meeting in Ann Arbor

The Great Lakes Commission Board of Directors gathered at Commission offices in Ann Arbor for their final meeting of the year on Dec. 14-15. Among other matters, the board reviewed the development of the Commission’s Strategic Plan, approved plans for the 2007 Great Lakes Day in Washington policy forum and ...   Read More »

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