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!

Great Lakes DataStream Launch

Niagara Falls, ON

Help us celebrate the launch of Great Lakes DataStream at the Great Lakes Public Forum!

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.

Celebrating 50 Years of the Clean Water Act: Webinar Series


Join the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy in celebrating the 50th anniversary of one of the most important environmental laws in our nation’s history, the Federal Clean Water Act.

The Water Council: Water Leaders Summit

Milwaukee, WI

"Unifying Innovation & Stewardship" — the first in-person Water Leaders Summit since 2019 will explore the link between water innovation and water stewardship. This event is presented by The Water Council.

2022 Source Water Protection Conference

Mt. Pleasant, MI

In partnership with Michigan State University’s Institute of Water Research, Michigan Rural Water Association and community partners, the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) will host the 2022 Source Water Protection Conference in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan.

Great Lakes Conference 2022

Milwaukee, WI

The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition is excited to announce that we will be holding an in-person Great Lakes conference this year, October 18-19, in Milwaukee.

Working with Nature for Shorelines

Chaumont, NY

Visit Lyme Free Library on Friday, October 21, 2022, for a free, 1-4 pm "Working with Nature for Shorelines" workshop on shoreline management techniques.

State of Lake Michigan Conference

Traverse City, MI

SOLM 2022 is part of an annual series of State of Lake conferences aimed at bringing together lake-specific research, policy development, management, education, and nonprofit organizations to broaden the discussion and provide diverse interaction among stakeholders.

Reflections on Lake Superior Water Quality Progress: IJC Public Input Webinar


As part of its responsibilities under the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, the International Joint Commission (IJC) seeks public input on the Canadian and US governments' 2022 Progress Report of the Parties (PROP). This webinar is part of the IJC's series of webinars to receive public comment.