In this edition: Celebrating the completion of the Buffalo River Habitat Restoration Project, new Great Lakes Maritime Economic Impacts Study and more!
Nearly all the coastal wetlands and other natural habitat that historically surrounded Lake St. Clair has been degraded or lost as industry, urbanization, commercial agriculture and suburban development have reshaped the landscape. From 2002 to 2005, the Great Lakes Commission led a Lake St. Clair project focused on providing information and tools to guide future development and planning for the conservation and restoration of the area’s coastal habitat.
Toward a Water Resources Management Decision Support System for the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence River Basin
This report presents the research, findings and recommendations resulting from the project, Toward a Water Resources Management Decision Support System for the Great Lakes (WRMDSS), supported by the Great Lakes Protection Fund and authored by the Great Lakes Commission and its collaborators.
This 1987 report of the Great Lakes Commission’s Lake Levels, Flooding and Shoreline Erosion Task Force presents information on shore erosion and flooding assistance and protection programs in the eight Great Lakes states.