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.


Join us online for the 2021 GLC Annual Meeting!

Registration is now available for the 2021 Great Lakes Commission Annual Meeting! Please plan to join us online this October 12-14 — register now!


Positions available at the GLC

The GLC has immediate openings for a part-time administrative coordinator, and also for a water quality and water infrastructure senior program specialist. Join our staff in Ann Arbor — learn more and apply today!


Erika Jensen named GLC executive director

The Great Lakes Commission 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. Read more…


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…


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.


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 more…

Position Available: Administrative Coordinator

The Great Lakes Commission has an immediate opening for a part-time administrative coordinator. This position will work under the direction of the executive director and deputy director, and will assist with a wide range of administrative activities for the GLC and its staff. Apply by September 10.

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RT @Audubon_GL:Today we broke ground on a major restoration project at Powderhorn Lake to restore more than 100 acres of wetlands… https://t.co/c6NOqC6rX0