Category Archives: Publications

Best Practices for Climate Change Adaptation: Spotlight on Michigan Coastal Wetlands

Published September 2014

The Best Practices for Climate Change Adaptation: Spotlight on Michigan Coastal Wetlands toolkit is posted on the Coastal Wetland Adaptation to Climate Change page.   Please visit the page for comprehensive details and PDF downloads.

Visit the Coastal Wetland Adaptation to Climate Change page to download the document...   Read More »

ANS Update: News on Aquatic Invasions from the Great Lakes Commission – Volume 18, No. 1

Download PDF | Published Fall 2014

Feature Article: Phragmites Collaborative Produces Positive Results; by Katherine Hollins, Heather Braun, and Elizabeth Lillard, Great Lakes Commission...   Read More »

Advisor: The newsletter of the Great Lakes Commission – September 2014

Published September 2014   |    Download PDF

The Advisor is the newsletter of the Great Lakes Commission and serves as the Commission’s voice in the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence region.  The newly redesigned magazine-style format of the Advisor provides updates on Commission programs, policy positions and binational issues.  In this ...   Read More »

Great Lakes Blue Accounting: Empowering Decisions to Realize Regional Water Values

Download PDF |  Published March 2014

In 2013 the Great Lakes governors and the premier of Ontario called for a comprehensive approach to monitoring Great Lakes water resources. In response, a Great Lakes Commission-led taskgroup (building on thoughtful efforts of an advisory workgroup) proposed adoption of the Great Lakes Blue Accounting ...   Read More »

2014 Great Lakes Commission Legislative Priorities

Advancing Economic Strength and Environmental Integrity for the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River Region

Download PDF | Published March 2014

The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River are a natural treasure and a vital economic asset that give our eight-state, two-province region a unique competitive advantage. With 90 percent ...   Read More »

2014 Great Lakes Regional Priorities

One Region, One Voice: Priorities for Strengthening the Great Lakes as an Environmental and Economic Asset

Download PDF  |  Published March 2014

This document outlines the near-term priorities for the Great Lakes as identified by an alliance that includes the Great Lakes Commission, the mayors of the Great Lakes ...   Read More »

2012 Great Lakes Commission Annual Report

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The Potential Economic Impact of Offshore Wind Energy in the Great Lakes

Download PDF | Published October 2013

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Beneficial Use of Dredged Material in the Great Lakes

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Great Lakes Rivermouths: A Primer for Managers

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