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.


Register now!

Registration is now open for the 2024 Great Lakes Commission Annual Meeting, to be held October 8-10 in Rochester, New York, at The Strathallan Hotel! Read more and register here.


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!


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!


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!


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.


Commissions sign historic agreement

The Great Lakes Commission, Great Lakes Fishery Commission, and International Joint Commission formally signed their first-ever joint memorandum of understanding at the 2024 GLC Semiannual Meeting. Read more…

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