Gov. Taft, Congressman LaTourette are featured speakers
Ann Arbor, Mich. – Ohio Gov. Bob Taft will be the keynote speaker when policymakers and opinion leaders from throughout the binational Great Lakes region convene in Cleveland Oct. 15 for the 2002 Annual Meeting of the Great Lakes Commission.
Taft, who chairs ... Read More »
Ann Arbor, Mich. – The Great Lakes Commission is getting a new home.
The Commission, a binational agency established to promote the informed use, management and protection of Great Lakes water resources, will consolidate its operations by moving to new offices on Oct. 21, 2002.
The move, to the Eisenhower ... Read More »
Roger Gauthier to lead new program
Ann Arbor, Mich. – The Great Lakes Commission is pleased to announce that Roger Gauthier, a longtime hydrologist with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Detroit District, is joining the Commission as manager of its newly established Data and Information Management Program.
Gauthier, a ... Read More »
Project to focus on coastal habitat
Ann Arbor, Mich. – Efforts to address the longstanding needs of Lake St. Clair will get another major boost this fall when the Great Lakes Commission begins a two-year project to help restore and protect the lake’s coastal habitat.
The Lake St. Clair Coastal ... Read More »
Ann Arbor, Mich. – The Great Lakes are the freshwater jewels of the entire world. But it will take many hands to restore their luster.
Building Partnerships for Restoration will be the theme of the 2002 Annual Meeting of the Great Lakes Commission, Oct. 14-15 in Cleveland, Ohio. The meeting ... Read More »
Communications, information management functions will expand
Ann Arbor, Mich. – The Great Lakes Commission announces the creation of two new program areas that will greatly enhance its capacity to manage and distribute information critical to informed public policy decisionmaking.
The new program areas are Communications and Internet Technology, and ... Read More »
To recognize outstanding achievement and vision in electronic communications technology
Amber Miller, a first-year student in Political Science and Environmental Biology at the University of Dayton (Ohio), is the winner of the 2002 Carol A. Ratza Memorial Scholarship.
“Through my studies, I hope to help stop or slow the pollution ... Read More »
Water quality will benefit
Ann Arbor, Mich. – Great Lakes water quality advocates are applauding new federal legislation authorizing the Great Lakes Basin Program for Soil Erosion and Sediment Control, a Great Lakes Commission-coordinated effort that supports innovative soil conservation and water quality enhancement projects throughout the Great Lakes basin.... Read More »
Provincial representatives gain associate member status
Ann Arbor, Mich. – In a move to enhance joint management of the binational Great Lakes-St. Lawrence system, the Great Lakes Commission has welcomed Ontario and Québec to its board of directors.
Acting unanimously, the board recently voted to extend associate member status to ... Read More »
Ann Arbor, Mich. – Water quality and soil conservation in the Great Lakes states are getting a boost from a wide range of local projects that will promote erosion control, clearer streams and lakes, and sound land-use practices.
The Great Lakes Commission has selected 34 projects to share more than ... Read More »