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

Save the date!

Please save the date for the 2024 Great Lakes Commission Annual Meeting, to be held October 8-10 in Rochester, New York, at The Strathallan Hotel! Read more about our meetings here.

JOBS

Position available: Ecologist

The GLC and USGS Great Lakes Science Center (GLSC) are seeking an experienced ecologist with conservation and restoration expertise for a shared position between the two agencies — visit our Jobs page to learn more and apply today!

LIBRARY

The Advisor

The May 2024 edition of the Commission’s e-newsletter, The Advisor, includes information on the 2024 GLC Annual Meeting, a recap of Great Lakes Day 2024, congressional updates including GLRI funding, news from our collaboratives, and more!

ADVOCACY

Great Lakes Investment Tracker

The new Great Lakes Investment Tracker is an interactive mapping application developed by the Great Lakes Commission to showcase federally-funded projects in Great Lakes states. Visit the tracker here!

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.

NEWS

RFP: Small grants for Great Lakes regional conservation efforts

The GLC issued a request for proposals for a new opportunity associated with the GLC’s longstanding Great Lakes Sediment and Nutrient Reduction Program (GLSNRP) grant program.  Learn more here — applications are due June 14, 2024!

Muskegon welcomes increase in cruise tourism

In the past decade, the popularity of Great Lakes cruises has been steadily increasing. One city that's thinking about capitalizing on this new tourism market is Muskegon, Michigan. Read the full story by Michigan Public.

Position Available: Ecologist

The Great Lakes Commission (GLC) and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Great Lakes Science Center (GLSC) are seeking an experienced ecologist with conservation and restoration expertise for a shared position between the two agencies. Apply by June 30, 2024.

The Advisor E-Newsletter: May 2024

The May 2024 edition of the Commission’s e-newsletter, The Advisor, includes information on the 2024 GLC Annual Meeting, a recap of Great Lakes Day 2024, congressional updates including GLRI funding, news from our collaboratives, and more!

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GREAT LAKES EVENTS

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