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

Great Lakes Day 2023

Register now for Great Lakes Day 2023 featuring the annual Great Lakes Day Congressional Breakfast Reception on Thursday, March 9, sponsored by the Great Lakes Commission and Northeast-Midwest Institute. Join us in D.C.!

NEWS

Action Plan for a Resilient Great Lakes Basin

The GLC released a new action plan to guide the region’s efforts to make the Great Lakes more resilient to the effects of climate change. Read more about the Action Plan for a Resilient Great Lakes Basin.

NEWS

Invasive Mussel Collaborative releases new tool

The Invasive Mussel Collaborative released a new tool to help identify priority Great Lakes basin sites for implementing experimental invasive mussel control. Read more about the tool here.

LIBRARY

The Advisor

The December 2022 edition of the Commission’s e-newsletter, The Advisor, includes a new Maumee River site restoration video, Great Lakes Sediment and Nutrient Reduction Program grant awards, recent Commissioner retirements, and more.

EVENTS

Thank you for joining us in Erie!

Thanks to all who joined us for the 2022 Great Lakes Commission Annual Meeting, October 11-13 in Erie, Pennsylvania. The event convened leaders from the United States and Canada on top issues facing the Great Lakes. Click to learn more!

NEWS

Video highlights restoration of Maumee River site

The GLC released a video highlighting work to restore a former confined disposal site along the Maumee River in Ohio. The site, known as Penn 7, was used in the 1970s for disposal of silt dredged from the Maumee’s shipping channel. 

Great Lakes Commission releases action plan on climate resiliency

ANN ARBOR, MI - The Great Lakes Commission (GLC) today released a new action plan to guide the region’s efforts to make the Great Lakes more resilient to the effects of climate change. The Action Plan for a Resilient Great Lakes Basin helps to prioritize regional...

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