In a letter, organizations representing Great Lakes states, tribes, state legislators, municipalities, conservation organizations, labor, business, and ports urged members of Congress to include key priorities for the Great Lakes in upcoming legislation to reauthorize the Water Resources Development Act.
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The Great Lakes Commission announced that it will award $1.55 million in grants to reduce the runoff of sediment, nutrients, and other pollutants into the Great Lakes through the Great Lakes Sediment and Nutrient Reduction Program.
The Great Lakes Commission announced today that it will be appointing Erika Jensen to serve as its interim executive director.
In this edition: 2020 Annual Meeting moving online, calls for Congressional investments in the Great Lakes Basin, Blue Accounting’s partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and more.
Second annual event raises boater awareness of aquatic invasive species and prevention across the Great Lakes Basin
This summer hundreds of organizations will reach out virtually and in person to remind boaters and the public about the risks of spreading aquatic invasive species (AIS). The Great Lakes Commission is working with states and provinces to coordinate the second annual Great Lakes AIS Landing Blitz from June 28 to July 10 across the region.
Blue Accounting partners with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 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.
In a letter sent today, Great Lakes organizations joined together to urge Congress to include critical Great Lakes investments in legislation to stimulate economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
News Great Lakes organizations urge Congress to include Great Lakes priorities in WRDA reauthorization Ann Arbor, Mich. – In a letter sent yesterday, the Great Lakes Commission called on Congressional appropriators to include critical Great Lakes inves …
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In this edition: Relaunching our newsletter, recapping Great Lakes Day 2020, resilience in the Great Lakes Basin, and more.