News and Announcements

Great Lakes Commission announces new projects to benefit Great Lakes-St. Lawrence region

Ann Arbor, Mich. -The Great Lakes Commission, an interstate compact agency that advances regional environmental protection and sustainable development goals, announces the receipt of more than $5.1 million in federal and foundation grants for program and project initiatives in FY2001. “Our objective is to support the priorities of our member ...   Read More »

Great Lakes Commission Annual Meeting

States, provinces set priorities for Great Lakes-St. Lawrence region

Ann Arbor, Mich. – The Great Lakes Commission, acting at its recent annual meeting in Hamilton, Ontario, has adopted a bold new strategy to advance environmental protection and resource management efforts in the Great akes-St. Lawrence region. Delegates from the eight ...   Read More »

GLC announces project management team

Project will yield water management decision support system

Ann Arbor, Mich. – The Great Lakes Commission has received a $745,000 grant for the first phase of developing a Water Resources Management Decision Support System for the Great Lakes. Supported by the Great Lakes Protection Fund, the two-year project will ...   Read More »

2000 Annual Meeting of the Great Lakes Commission, Oct. 16

Effective advocacy for the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence region

Ann Arbor, Mich. – Policymakers and opinion leaders from throughout the binational Great Lakes-St. Lawrence region will convene Oct. 16 in Hamilton, Ontario, to address and act on key public policy issues affecting the environment and economy of the world’s largest freshwater ...   Read More »

TEACH Great Lakes: New gateway for students and teachers

Ann Arbor, Mich. — Students and teachers now have a new source for Great Lakes educational materials, thanks to a product recently released by the Great Lakes Commission. The Education and Curriculum Homesite (TEACH Great Lakes) features mini-lessons on Great Lakes topics. Geared for elementary through high school students, ...   Read More »

Whitestone named new Associate Commissioner

Ontario has named Jim Whitestone an Associate Commissioner, completing the province’s delegation to the Great Lakes Commission. Whitestone currently serves as director of the Transportation Policy Branch in the Ontario Ministry of Transportation. He has held numerous positions in provincial government since 1986, many in Ontario’s Ministry of Finance. He ...   Read More »

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