Publications

Review of In-stream Nonpoint Source Control Methodologies to Reduce Erosion and Sedimentation and Abate Phosphorus Loadings to the Great Lakes

Download PDF | Published October 2014

This report presents a comprehensive literature review of innovative in-stream best management practices used throughout the United States and Canada to reduce nonpoint source pollution and phosphorus loadings, including constructed wetlands, riparian buffers, reactive materials, scrubber boxes, bed load interception technology, and two-stage ditches. Information is provided ...   Read More »

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 »

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 »

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