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

Blue Accounting partners with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to track Great Lakes coastal investments, impacts

 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…

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.

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!

NEWS

Green Infrastructure Champions Program grants awarded

The Great Lakes Green Infrastructure Champions Program helps communities overcome the physical and institutional barriers to more effective stormwater management.  The Commission recently announced grant awards to five Great Lakes communities to promote green infrastructure under the program.

NEWS

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

Blue Accounting, a data-driven Great Lakes information initiative, recently released the most comprehensive database of coastal wetlands protection, restoration and enhancement projects in the Great Lakes Basin. The database will help track progress toward Great Lakes Restoration Initiative goals.

LIBRARY

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.

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