Great Lakes Calendar

The Great Lakes Calendar features events from around the region that may be of interest to Great Lakes stakeholders, with a focus on professional conferences and events relevant to research, science, policy, and education. If you have an event you would like to publicize, please submit it below!

One Water Summit 2022

Milwaukee, WI

The US Water Alliance's One Water Summit gathers the most diverse group of water stakeholders in the country for a completely unique and urgent conversation about the future of water through engaging plenaries and workshops, dynamic institutes and site-visits, and plenty of networking time between individuals, organizations, and delegations.

Great Lakes Dredging Team Meeting

Milwaukee, WI

Save the date for our next Great Lakes Dredging Team meeting, which will take place in Milwaukee Wisconsin on September 14 – 15, 2022.

Michigan Inland Lakes Convention: Protecting Lakes Today for Tomorrow


This three-day event will include more than 45 engaging presentations and workshops focused on a variety of topics such as fish management, landscaping near shorelines, lake protection and governance, algal blooms, native freshwater mussels, communications, policy, invasive species, lake restoration, and much more.

Toxic Algae Blooms: Cures and Causes


As Lake Erie and other lakes face a season of toxic blooms, join Bridge Michigan, Circle of Blue and experts to learn more about their causes and cures.

September Adopt-a-Beach

Multiple Locations

Join Alliance for the Great Lakes on Saturday, September 17, 2022, for a Great Lakes day of action as we work to reach our goal of 500,000 pounds of litter removed from Great Lakes shorelines!

2022 Great Lakes Coastal Symposium

Sault Ste. Marie, MI

The 2022 Great Lakes Coastal Symposium will take place from September 19-21, 2022 at the Kewadin Convention Center in Sault Ste. Marie, MI.

Niagara River Highlights Bus Tour

Niagara Falls, ON

Join partners of the Niagara River Remedial Action Plan initiative for a unique journey to learn about the incredible cultural heritage, natural history, and science of the Niagara River and adjacent Great Lakes!

Indigenous Welcome – GLEN and SwimDrinkFish

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON

A series of ceremonial welcomes and speeches by Great Lakes First Nations and Tribal Members will take place on the grounds of Navy Hall, 305 Ricardo Street from 1-4 p.m.

2022 Great Lakes Public Forum

Niagara Falls, ON

The 2022 Great Lakes Public Forum will provide an opportunity for the Governments of Canada and the United States to discuss and receive public comments on the state of the lakes and binational priorities for science and action, as well as an opportunity for the International Joint Commission to discuss and receive public input on the Progress Report of the Parties.

The State of the Niagara and Buffalo Rivers

Niagara Falls, ON

GLEN leader Margaret Wooster , a founder of Friends of the Buffalo River and a board member of the Western New York Environmental Alliance, will address the legacy of pollution from the past, current environmental concerns and needed future actions.

Voices Around The Basin

Niagara Falls, ON

A 30 minute video of citizen comments from our virtual listening tour around the Basin will be introduced by Lake Erie Waterkeeper and GLEN leader Sandy Bihn. Hear what your fellow citizens have to say about issues they are facing right now.

The Erie Situation

Niagara Falls, ON

A viewing of "The Erie Situation" presented by Lake Erie Waterkeeper and Great Lakes Ecoregion Network

Special Screening: Great Lakes Untamed

Niagara Falls, ON

Biinaagami: a partnership with Oak Island Films, Merit Motion Pictures, Swim Drink Fish and Royal Canadian Geographic invite you to attend the Premiere of GREAT LAKES UNTAMED: the first landmark natural history series ever produced on the Great Lakes.