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.


Position available: Geospatial Data Internship

The Great Lakes Commission is seeking one to two individuals for an internship focused on geospatial data management and delivery — visit our Jobs page to learn more and apply today!


GLC Semiannual Meeting and Great Lakes Day 2024

The Great Lakes Commission Semiannual Meeting and Great Lakes Day 2024 events took place March 5-7, 2024 in Washington, D.C. — click for more details!


2024 GLC Federal Priorities for the Great Lakes

The GLC released its 2024 federal priorities, urging the Biden administration and Congress to invest in projects and programs that will protect the Great Lakes and accelerate the national economy. Read more about our priorities here.


Great Lakes Investment Tracker

The new Great Lakes Investment Tracker is an interactive mapping application developed by the Great Lakes Commission to showcase federally-funded projects in Great Lakes states. Visit the tracker here!


Commissions sign historic agreement

The Great Lakes Commission, Great Lakes Fishery Commission, and International Joint Commission formally signed their first-ever joint memorandum of understanding at the 2024 GLC Semiannual Meeting. Read more…


RFP: Small grants for Great Lakes regional conservation efforts

The GLC issued a request for proposals for a new opportunity associated with the GLC’s longstanding Great Lakes Sediment and Nutrient Reduction Program (GLSNRP) grant program.  Learn more here — applications are due June 14, 2024!

Community input sought for cleaned-up lakes, shorelines

It’s taken over 30 years to restore Michigan’s Muskegon Lake and while many Muskegon residents are excited about the revitalized lake, others are concerned that the restored areas will attract high-end development and lead to less public access of the water. Read the...

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