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.

NEWS

Position available: GIS Specialist

The GLC has an immediate opening for one or more GIS specialists to support projects involving mapping and geospatial analysis.  Join our staff in Ann Arbor — learn more and apply today!

LIBRARY

The Advisor

The June 2021 edition of the Commission’s e-newsletter, The Advisor, includes a recap of the GLC Semiannual Meeting, a recent meeting with U.S. EPA Administrator Michael Regan, new publications on harmful algal blooms and Great Lakes water use, and more.

NEWS

Regional orgs urge Congress to invest in Great Lakes infrastructure

In a recent letter, a coalition of regional organizations and leaders urged Congressional leaders to include key Great Lakes priorities in upcoming infrastructure legislation.  Read more…

LIBRARY

Explore HABs knowledge gaps

The Great Lakes HABs Collaborative has created a helpful guide to common knowledge gaps for the benefit of those involved in the development of policies to address harmful algal blooms throughout the Great Lakes.

LIBRARY

2019-20 Annual Report

The 2019-20 Great Lakes Commission Annual Report is now available online. The report includes remarks from Chair Sharon Jackson and Interim Executive Director Erika Jensen, as well as additional information about the GLC.

ADVOCACY

2021 GLC Federal Priorities for the Great Lakes

The GLC’s 2021 federal priorities document recommends actions to Congress and the Biden administration toward revitalizing and protecting the Great Lakes environment and economy. Read the news release to learn more.

Erika Jensen named executive director of the Great Lakes Commission

Ann Arbor, Mich. – The Great Lakes Commission (GLC) announced today that it has named Erika Jensen to serve as its executive director. Jensen joined the GLC in 2006 and has served as interim executive director of the agency since August 2020. She will be the GLC’s...

The Advisor E-Newsletter: June 2021

In this edition: A recap of the GLC Semiannual Meeting, a recent meeting with U.S. EPA Administrator Michael Regan, new publications on harmful algal blooms and Great Lakes water use, and more.

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