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.

NEWS

2nd annual event raises boater awareness of AIS and prevention across the Great Lakes Basin

The GLC is working with states and provinces to coordinate the second annual Great Lakes AIS Landing Blitz this summer to remind boaters and the public about the risks of spreading aquatic invasive species. Read more…

LIBRARY

The Compact Quarterly

The August 2020 edition of the Commission’s e-newsletter, The Compact Quarterly, shares information about the fall annual meeting, calls for Congressional investments in the Great Lakes Basin, Blue Accounting’s partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and more.  Subscribe today!

ADVOCACY

2020 GLC Federal Priorities for the Great Lakes

The GLC’s 2020 federal priorities document recommends actions to Congress and the administration that will strengthen our nation, create jobs, protect public health and revitalize communities.

NEWS

Blue Accounting partners with USFWS to track investments, impacts in Great Lakes coastal wetlands

In a historic agreement, Blue Accounting has partnered with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to better track investments in restoring and protecting Great Lakes coastal wetlands.  Read more…

NEWS

Great Lakes orgs urge Congress to include Great Lakes investments in stimulus funding

In a recent letter, Great Lakes organizations joined their voices in urging Congress to include critical Great Lakes investments in legislation to stimulate economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.  Read more…

EVENTS

Great Lakes Day 2020

Thank you for joining us for the 2020 Great Lakes Congressional Breakfast and Great Lakes Day in Washington, D.C. on March 5! This annual event featured dialogue on Great Lakes priorities by regional leaders and members of Congress who play a critical role in shaping Great Lakes policies.  Click here for #GreatLakesDay highlights!

Environmental rules rollback attempts continuing

During Scott Pruitt’s brief stint as the administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, his bizarre behavior was considered almost comical. With Pruitt gone, and Andrew Wheeler in his place, nobody is laughing about anything that has to do with the EPA...

Toronto man finishes 355-km kayak journey across Lake Ontario

An eco-explorer recently added a kayak trip across Lake Ontario to his long list of adventures. The Toronto-native began the 355-kilometre journey in Hamilton, Ontario, and eventually made it to the Thousand Islands region 20 days later -- all while raising money for...

The Compact Quarterly E-Newsletter: August 2020

In this edition: 2020 Annual Meeting moving online, calls for Congressional investments in the Great Lakes Basin, Blue Accounting’s partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and more.

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