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.

LIBRARY

2019-20 Annual Report

The 2019-20 Great Lakes Commission Annual Report is now available online. The report includes remarks from Chair Sharon Jackson and Interim Executive Director Erika Jensen, as well as additional information about the GLC.

NEWS

Position available: AIS Program Specialist

The GLC has an immediate opening for a self-starting, highly motivated team player to join our Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention and Control program. Join our staff in Ann Arbor — learn more and apply today!

EVENTS

Thanks for joining us for our 2021 Semiannual Meeting!

Thanks for joining us for the 2021 GLC Semiannual Meeting, held online May 11-12. The event convened leaders from the United States and Canada on top issues facing the Great Lakes. Click to learn more!

ADVOCACY

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 the news release to learn more.

LIBRARY

The Advisor

The March 2021 edition of the Commission’s e-newsletter, The Advisor, shares Great Lakes Day 2021 news and important federal updates, a recent successful project announced by the Invasive Mussel Collaborative, information on habitat restoration projects, and more. Subscribe today!

NEWS

GLC releases report on uses of Great Lakes water in 2019

The GLC released a report detailing the uses of Great Lakes water in 2019. 38.9 billion gallons of water per day were withdrawn from the basin in 2019, an overall decrease in water use from 2018. Read more…

Position Available: Aquatic Invasive Species Program Specialist

The Great Lakes Commission (GLC) has an immediate opening for a self-starting, highly motivated team player to join our Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Prevention and Control program. This position will work under the direction of GLC AIS program staff and will assist with implementation of various AIS projects and provide support to regional collaboratives coordinated by the GLC.

Great Lakes Commission holds 2021 Semiannual Meeting online

Ann Arbor, Mich. – At its 2021 Semiannual Meeting, held online this week, the Great Lakes Commission (GLC) convened leaders from the United States and Canada on top issues facing the Great Lakes. The GLC and more than 150 guests received updates on Great Lakes issues...

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