News and Announcements

Congress authorizes Great Lakes Basin Progam for Soil Erosion and Sediment Control

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 »

Shared waters, shared future on agenda

Great Lakes Commission Semiannual Meeting in Québec City May 7-8

Ann Arbor, Mich. — The future of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence system and the issues and challenges to be faced will be explored by policymakers and opinion leaders from the United States and Canada when the Great Lakes Commission holds ...   Read More »

Introducing: The Great Lakes Endowment

An Invitation to Become a “Friend of the Great Lakes” @

The Great Lakes Commission announces a major new initiative to promote a healthy environment, a prosperous and sustainable economy, and a high quality of life in this great binational region. The Great Lakes Endowment has been established to enhance ...   Read More »

“Sixth Great Lake” finally gets its due

U.S., Canadians tackle Lake St. Clair cleanup

Ann Arbor, Mich. – The body of water sometimes known as the “Sixth Great Lake” is finally getting treated like one.

A binational coalition, headed by the Great Lakes Commission and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is developing a plan to address ...   Read More »

Bridges report outlines strategies

Ann Arbor, Mich. – Dr. Michael J. Donahue, President/CEO of the Great Lakes Commission, has been appointed to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Environmental Advisory Board. This prestigious panel of environmental experts advises the Corps’ Chief of Engineers (Lt. Gen. Robert B. Flowers) on national policy directions and on ...   Read More »

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