Great Lakes Commission Library

The Library houses select Great Lakes Commission publications, project reports, and products. Our most recent items are listed below.  Please use the search tool or browse by category if you’re looking for a specific item. If you need help finding library items, project information, materials from inactive projects, or encounter a broken link, please submit your inquiry here.


2022 Great Lakes Commission Annual Report

The 2022 Great Lakes Commission Annual Report includes highlights and key accomplishments from the year under the leadership of Chair Todd L. Ambs and Executive Director Erika Jensen. The Commission’s annual reports traditionally include a summary of highlights from...

The Advisor E-Newsletter: April 2023

The April 2023 edition of the Commission’s e-newsletter, The Advisor, includes our recent Great Lakes Day events, habitat restoration funding, GLSNRP request for proposals, and more.

2023 Great Lakes Commission Federal Priorities

The Great Lakes Commission’s 2023 federal priorities document recommends actions to Congress and the Biden administration toward revitalizing and protecting the Great Lakes environment and economy.

2023-2027 Great Lakes Commission Strategic Plan

The Great Lakes Commission Strategic Plan is a statement of vision, mission, goals, objectives and strategic actions to guide the work of the Great Lakes Commission. The current strategic plan was adopted on March 3, 2023.

The Advisor E-Newsletter: February 2023

In this edition:  Last chance to register for Great Lakes Day 2023, our recent Action Plan for a Resilient Great Lakes Basin, news about our project on improving water infrastructure, a federal funding update, and more.

Action Plan for a Resilient Great Lakes Basin

To build and establish regional coordination around climate resilience, the Great Lakes Commission (GLC), with the input of many partners, created an Action Plan for a Resilient Great Lakes Basin. The action plan helps to prioritize efforts and forms a roadmap to advance climate resilience in the Great Lakes basin.