News and Announcements

Great Lakes Information Network honored as “Outstanding Great Lakes Cultural Web Site”

At an awards ceremony on Feb. 17, the Commission-managed Great Lakes Information Network (GLIN) was cited as “Web Site of the Year,” recognized for its cultural importance, exceptional content and quality, and effective design. The inaugural award was presented by Michigan State University’s newly established Center for Great Lakes Culture.

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Beach closures prompt new regional initiative

Ann Arbor, Mich. – Thanks to a new partnership between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) and the Great Lakes Commission, rising concern over contaminated beaches and associated public health problems are now being addressed. Nationally, the U.S. EPA is initiating the Beaches Environmental Assessment, Closure and Health (BEACH) ...   Read More »

Great Lakes Commission to lead large-scale Great Lakes coastal wetlands monitoring initiative

Ann Arbor, Mich. – The Great Lakes Commission and a binational consortium of Great Lakes wetland scientists and resource managers recently were awarded $400,000 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Great Lakes National Program Office (U.S. EPA-GLNPO) for the first year of a three-year effort to assess the ecological health ...   Read More »

Great Lakes Day to feature priorities for 107th Congress

Great Lakes Program for Environmental and Economic Prosperity to be released

Ann Arbor, Mich. – Legislative, appropriations and policy priorities of the Great Lakes states will be showcased on Great Lakes Day, March 15 in Washington, D.C. Co-sponsored by the Great Lakes Commission and the Northeast-Midwest Institute, the day’s activities ...   Read More »

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The Great Lakes Commission is proud to unveil a new suite of Great Lakes Daily News services on the Great Lakes Information Network (GLIN).

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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 »

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