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.
Approaches for Improving Great Lakes Water Infrastructure: A Blueprint
This blueprint shares Priority Areas to advance water infrastructure improvements in the Great Lakes basin.
Great Lakes Commission: General Fact Sheet
This single-page fact sheet provides general information about the Great Lakes Commission. (Updated 2022)
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.
2021 Great Lakes Commission Annual Report
The 2021 Great Lakes Commission Annual Report includes remarks from Chair Todd L. Ambs and Executive Director Erika Jensen.
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.
2022 Great Lakes Regional Priorities
Advancing Equitable Restoration, Revitalization, Resilience: Shared Priorities for the Great Lakes
Season’s Greetings from the Great Lakes Commission!
Season’s greetings from the staff of the Great Lakes Commission!
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.