News and Announcements

Senate committee to address Great Lakes Strategy

Great Lakes Day in Washington, March 16, 2006

The U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works will hold a hearing on the Great Lakes Regional Collaboration’s strategy to restore and protect the Great Lakes on March 16, 2006, Great Lakes Day in Washington.

The hearing, an important step in ...   Read More »

Regional Collaboration Strategy takes center stage

Ann Arbor, Mich. – More than 1,500 Great Lakes experts and stakeholders spent a year developing the Great Lakes Regional Collaboration Strategy to restore and protect the world’s greatest freshwater resource. On March 16, members of Congress and other regional leaders will look at putting that plan into action at ...   Read More »

NOAA sharpening its focus on the Great Lakes region

New partnership with Great Lakes Commission

Ann Arbor, Mich. – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Coastal Services Center helps local and state coastal resource managers across the nation’s coastal zone use remote sensing, social science, training programs, and geographic information systems to address coastal management issues. While the ...   Read More »

Great Lakes Commission hails approval of water pact

The Great Lakes Commission is applauding the Great Lakes governors and premiers for giving their approval to a landmark agreement to protect the world’s greatest freshwater resource, the Great Lakes.

Formally known as The Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Sustainable Water Resources Agreement, the pact sets forth new guidelines to ...   Read More »

Great Lakes Commission 50th anniversary gifts!

Join the Great Lakes Commission in celebrating our 50th anniversary with special commemorative gifts from our web site! These limited-edition items, bearing our 50th anniversary logo, make great gifts for anyone who loves the lakes or for creating Great Lakes awareness among far-away friends. Choose from t-shirt of thick, 100 ...   Read More »

Great Lakes Commission to mark 50th Anniversary

Lt. Gov. Cherry, marathon swimmer Dreyer among speakers at 2005 Annual Meeting

The Great Lakes Commission will celebrate 50 years of building a better future for the Great Lakes at its 2005 Annual Meeting, Sept. 27-29, 2005, in Ann Arbor, Mich.

Along with celebrating the past, the 2005 Annual Meeting ...   Read More »

The Advisor has a new look!

The Advisor has a new look! See the Summer 2005 of the redesigned Great Lakes Commission newsletter.

The new Advisor features a brighter, more colorful look; an expanded commentary section; more feature articles and a new “Commissioners’ Corner” where individual Commissioners will share their insights on Great Lakes issues, along ...   Read More »

Basin Program awards more than $2 million in grants

Thirty nine projects have been selected by the Great Lakes Commission to share $2.2 million in grant funding under its Great Lakes Basin Program for Soil Erosion and Sediment Control. The Basin Program improves Great Lakes water quality by promoting erosion and sediment control and sound land-use practices through demonstration ...   Read More »

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