Our Work

Here’s some of the work we’re doing to ensure a healthy environment, strong economy and high quality of life for current and future generations.

EVENTS

GLC Semiannual Meeting and Great Lakes Day 2024

The Great Lakes Commission Semiannual Meeting and Great Lakes Day 2024 events will take place March 5-7, 2024 in Washington, D.C. — click for more details!

ADVOCACY

2024 GLC Federal Priorities for the Great Lakes

The GLC released its 2024 federal priorities, urging the Biden administration and Congress to invest in projects and programs that will protect the Great Lakes and accelerate the national economy. Read more about our priorities here.

LIBRARY

The Advisor

The February 2024 edition of the Commission’s e-newsletter, The Advisor, includes information on Great Lakes Day 2024, congressional updates, news from the European Frog-bit Collaborative, and more!

NEWS

GLC awards more than $1.5 million for water quality

The GLC will award more than $1.5 million in grants to reduce the runoff of sediment, nutrients, and other pollutants into the Great Lakes and their tributaries through the Great Lakes Sediment and Nutrient Reduction Program. Read more here.

NEWS

GLC releases report on uses of Great Lakes waters in 2022

A report released by the GLC finds that 40.8 billion gallons of water per day were withdrawn from the Great Lakes basin in 2022, representing about a 3% decrease from 2021 withdrawals. Read more…

LIBRARY

2022 Great Lakes Commission Annual Report

The 2022 Great Lakes Commission Annual Report is now available online! The GLC’s Annual Report includes highlights and key accomplishments under Chair Todd L. Ambs and  Executive Director Erika Jensen. Read the report here.

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GREAT LAKES EVENTS

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Great Lakes Calendar