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

Join us in Erie!

Please register now to join us for the 2022 Great Lakes Commission Annual Meeting, to be held October 11-13 in Erie, Pennsylvania! Last call — registration closes on October 5!

LIBRARY

The Advisor

The August 2022 edition of the Commission’s e-newsletter, The Advisor, includes news from the GLC, plus new tools from Blue Accounting, the Invasive Mussel Collaborative, and the HABs Collaborative; and more.

LIBRARY

2021 Great Lakes Commission Annual Report

The 2021 Great Lakes Commission Annual Report is now available online! The GLC’s Annual Report includes remarks from Chair Todd L. Ambs and  Executive Director Erika Jensen. Read the report here.

NEWS

Invasive Mussel Collaborative releases new tool

The Invasive Mussel Collaborative released a coordination tool to help protect the Great Lakes basin from the impacts of invasive mussels. Read more about the new “Dreissena Project Coordination Mapper” here. 

ADVOCACY

2022 GLC Federal Priorities for the Great Lakes

The GLC released its 2022 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.

US high court asked to undo Indiana Lake Michigan ruling

Three property owners with land along northwest Indiana's Lake Michigan shoreline have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to undo a 2018 ruling by Indiana's high court which declared that the shoreline is owned by the state for the public’s enjoyment. Read the full story by...

The Advisor E-Newsletter: August 2022

In this edition: The 2022 GLC Semiannual Meeting in Green Bay; new tools from Blue Accounting, the Invasive Mussel Collaborative, and the HABs Collaborative; updates from the the Great Lakes Detector of Invasive Aquatics in Trade (GLDIATR) project; habitat restoration project updates and more.

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