Great Lakes Calendar
Welcome to the new 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!
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On October 1, Circle of Blue and its partners Bridge Magazine and Detroit Public Television continue the H2O Catalyst series with a discussion of Michigan’s groundwater emergency. National experts and journalists will define and debate responses to groundwater pollution challenges that are disrupting the lives of millions in Michigan and across the country. Registration is free — join experts and journalists in virtual breakout groups to discuss: Pollution threats to groundwater in Michigan and nationally The strengths and weaknesses of…Find out more »
The 2018 Great Lakes Commission Annual Meeting will be held Oct. 2-3, 2018, in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our meetings offer an opportunity for Great Lakes stakeholders to convene with colleagues and share perspectives on important Great Lakes issues.Find out more »
This year, the Michigan Clean Water Corps (MiCorps) will be meeting jointly with the Michigan Inland Lakes Partnership to host the 2018 Michigan Inland Lakes Convention. The Convention will take place October 4-5, with an opening reception on the evening of October 3rd, at the Crowne Plaza Grand Rapids – Airport.Find out more »
IAGLR and Michigan Technological University are pleased to announce that the 2018 State of Lake Superior (SOLS) Conference will be held October 9-12 in Houghton, Mich. Hosted on the beautiful MTU campus, SOLS will be a multi-day conference and include invited sessions and abstracts, plenary sessions, field trips, and associated meetings.Find out more »
Experience two beautiful nature preserves in one evening in Onekama, Michigan! Enjoy a guided hike through the forest at our Portage Point Woods Preserve. Then move next door to one of our oldest nature preserves, Lucia K. Tower Preserve at Portage Point Dunes, to see a stunning dune blowout rising 200 feet above Lake Michigan for a sunset you won’t forget. Free and family friendly.Find out more »
The Great Lakes Observing System is a network of data providers and consumers. Every year the data sharing community gathers to celebrate successes, share best practices, and to catch up on each other's work.Find out more »
IMPORTANT: The HOW Coalition’s annual Great Lakes Conference has been POSTPONED due to a hotel workers strike at the conference venue. Please visit http://www.healthylakes.org/press-releases/coalition-postpones-great-lakes-restoration-conference-due-strike/ for more information.Find out more »
You are invited to the 2018 Great Lakes Beach Association and Great Lakes Water Safety Consortium Joint Conference on October 24-25, 2018, at the DoubleTree Hilton in Independence (near Cleveland), Ohio. This joint conference will draw more than 200 resource managers, scientists, coastal planners, local officials, government agencies, students, and interest groups from around the Great Lakes. We expect up to 16 sessions showcasing a variety of Great Lakes beach protection and water safety issues. There will be keynote addresses, plenary sessions, field trips, evening networking, and poster receptions.Find out more »
Registration is now open for the 2018 Binational Lake St. Clair Conference, which will take place at MacRay Harbor on Lake St. Clair, Michigan. The conference will highlight environmental management efforts in the "Heart of the Great Lakes," the Lake St. Clair watershed shared by the U.S. and Canada. This year's conference will focus on building partnerships to advance the social, environmental and economic health of Lake St. Clair.Find out more »
EPA’s WIFIA program invites you to join us in Chicago to learn more about our low-cost, long-term loans for water infrastructure projects. The information session will provide prospective borrowers with a greater understanding of the WIFIA program requirements and pave the way for successful applications to the program.Find out more »