News and Announcements

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 »

Dikmen named new Commissioner

F. Ned Dikmen has been appointed to the Great Lakes Commission’s Illinois Delegation by Gov. George Ryan. He will replace Don Vonnahme, who will remain active as an alternate to Brent Manning, director of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Dikmen is publisher of Great Lakes Boating Magazine and founder ...   Read More »

Great Lakes Basin Program for Soil Erosion and Sediment Control announces 18 new grant awards

Ann Arbor, Mich. – Eighteen proposals have been selected to receive funding under the Great Lakes Basin Program for Soil Erosion and Sediment Control in FY2000. The Basin Program seeks to improve Great Lakes water quality by promoting erosion and sediment control and sound land-use practices through information/education, demonstration grants, ...   Read More »

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