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.


Thanks for joining us in Québec!

Thank you for joining us for the 2019 Great Lakes Commission Annual Meeting, held October 9-11 in beautiful Québec City!  Please visit our meetings web page for meeting details and information. We look forward to seeing you in March in for Great Lakes Day in Washington, D.C.!


Blue Accounting releases most comprehensive database of coastal wetlands in the U.S.

Blue Accounting has released the most comprehensive database of coastal wetlands protection, restoration and enhancement projects in the Great Lakes Basin to help track progress toward Great Lakes Restoration Initiative goals.


2019 GLC Federal Priorities for the Great Lakes

The GLC’s 2019 federal priorities document recommends actions to Congress and the Administration that will create jobs, protect public health and revitalize struggling communities in the Great Lakes region. Additionally, state-specific materials showcase individual states’ benefits.


2019 Great Lakes Regional Priorities

On Great Lakes Day in Washington, D.C., a broad coalition of business, maritime, labor and environmental groups, regional agencies, state legislators, cities and tribes released a set of shared priorities for restoring the Great Lakes, supporting a thriving economy, and sustaining a healthy environment.


2018 Great Lakes Commission Annual Report

The 2018 Great Lakes Commission Annual Report is now available online!  The report includes remarks from Chair John Linc Stine and Executive Director Darren J. Nichols as well as information regarding revenues, expenses, funders, and commissioners.


GLC calls on President and Congress to provide full funding for new Soo Lock

At the 2018 GLC Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, Indiana, the Great Lakes Commission called on President Trump and the U.S. Congress to fully fund the construction of a new large lock at the Soo Locks complex.

Great Lakes Commission Holds 2019 Annual Meeting in Québec City

The Great Lakes Commission held its 2019 annual meeting in Québec City, Québec, celebrating 64 years of the Great Lakes Basin Compact and the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Partnership that formally recognized Québec and Ontario’s representation on the Great Lakes Commission.

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