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.


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…


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!


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.


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…


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…


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!

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NEWS: States, tribes, state legislators, municipalities, conservation orgs, labor, business & ports urged Congress… https://t.co/jKf9ezmYl2