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.


The Advisor E-Newsletter: August 2022

In this edition: The 2022 GLC Semiannual Meeting in Green Bay; new tools from Blue Accounting, the Invasive Mussel Collaborative, and the HABs Collaborative; updates from the the Great Lakes Detector of Invasive Aquatics in Trade (GLDIATR) project; habitat restoration project updates and more.

The Advisor E-Newsletter: March 2022

In this edition: Great Lakes Week 2022 news and federal updates, a new website tracking the region’s progress to reduce harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie, webinars from the Great Lakes Phragmites Collaborative and Invasive Mussel Collaborative, and more.

2022 Great Lakes Commission Federal Priorities

The Great Lakes Commission’s 2022 federal priorities document recommends actions to Congress and the Biden administration toward revitalizing and protecting the Great Lakes environment and economy.

The Advisor E-Newsletter: December 2021

In this edition: News from the GLC, an update on the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, information about the recently-released action plan for growing the Blue Economy, and more.

Issue Brief: Mercury Contamination in the Great Lakes Basin

This paper summarizes mercury contamination concerns and the state of research, mitigation, and policy efforts to address this issue in the Great Lakes basin. It was developed by the Great Lakes Commission’s Ad Hoc Committee on Mercury Contamination.