Category: News and Announcements

The Advisor E-Newsletter: September 2021

In this edition: Erika Jensen named GLC Executive Director, registration for the 2021 GLC annual meeting, an update on U.S. federal legislation, information about the Aquatic Invasive Species Landing Blitz, Muskegon Lake’s removal from the list of Great Lakes “Areas of Concern,” and more.

Regional organizations urge Congress to invest in Great Lakes infrastructure

A coalition of regional agencies, legislators, mayors, and business and environmental groups urged Congressional leaders to include key Great Lakes priorities in upcoming infrastructure legislation. The groups communicated their priorities through a joint letter following the release of President Biden’s infrastructure investment plan earlier this year and ongoing negotiations on the Hill.

Great Lakes aquatic invasive species are the focus of the third annual “Landing Blitz”

Hundreds of organizations across the Great Lakes region will be coming together to educate boaters and the public about the risks of spreading aquatic invasive species (AIS) during the third annual Great Lakes AIS Landing Blitz, to be held June 26 to July 4. The event is coordinated annually among state and provincial agencies with the support of the Great Lakes Commission and partner organizations.