Great Lakes Panel on Aquatic Nuisance Species

Meetings and Other Events

The Great Lakes Panel on Aquatic Nuisance Species (GLP) meets twice a year in locations around the Great Lakes basin. Information on upcoming and recent past meetings is provided below. Information on other regional Great Lakes aquatic invasive species events of note is also provided below.

Great Lakes Panel Meetings

November 17-19, 2020 – Virtual Meeting

The fall meeting of the Great Lakes Panel on Aquatic Nuisance Species will be held virtually using Microsoft Teams. An agenda is available below, and additional meeting materials will be added as available. Those wishing to attend our virtual information sessions must register in advance. To register, please see the links below. Please email any questions about this meeting and/or the virtual format to Ceci Weibert ([email protected]). 

June 16-18, 2020 – Virtual Meeting

November 13-14, 2019 – Ann Arbor, Michigan

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Materials

Genetic Biocontrol: Overview and opportunities

Organisms in Trade Project Updates

Ballast Water updates

Other

May 14-15, 2019 – Cleveland, Ohio

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November 7-8, 2018 – Ann Arbor, Michigan

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June 26-27, 2018 – Chicago, Illinois 

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November 2-3, 2016 – Ann Arbor, Michigan

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May 3-4, 2016 – Traverse City, Michigan

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October 5-6, 2015 – Ann Arbor, Michigan

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April 14-15, 2015 – Madison, Wisconsin (Joint meeting with the Mississippi River Basin ANS Panel)

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November 19-20, 2014 – Ann Arbor, Michigan

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April 29-30, 2014 – South Bend, Indiana

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December 10-11, 2013 – Ann Arbor, Michigan

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May 7-8, 2013 – Duluth, Minnesota

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December 4-5, 2012 – Ann Arbor, Michigan

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May 22-24, 2012 – Rochester, New York (Joint meeting with the Northeast ANS Panel)

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November 30‐December 1, 2011 – Ann Arbor, Michigan

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May 17-18, 2011 – Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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December 8-9, 2010 – Ann Arbor, Michigan

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April 27-28, 2010 – Maumee Bay, Ohio

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Other Great Lakes AIS Events

Great Lakes Aquatic Invasive Species Landing Blitz. Boaters and other recreators learn about the risks of spreading aquatic invasive species (AIS) at public and private boating access sites across the Great Lakes region every summer. The Great Lakes AIS “Landing Blitz” events take place over a two-week period, emphasizing the need to Clean, Drain, Dry boats whenever they come out of the water, and Dispose of any unwanted bait in the trash.Local volunteers partner with state and provincial agencies to deliver consistent messaging about preventing the introduction and spread of AIS from the movement of watercraft and equipment between water bodies.The Great Lakes AIS Landing Blitz is a multi-agency partnership effort. Learn more at www.glc.org/blitz.

2nd Binational Great Lakes Aquatic Invasive Species Forum – November 2017 Ann Arbor, Michigan The second Binational Great Lakes Aquatic Invasive Species Forum was held on November 9, 2017, in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The Forum was hosted by the Great Lakes Commission and other partners. Information on the Forum is provided below.

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1st Binational Great Lakes Aquatic Invasive Species Forum – June 2017 Erie, Pennsylvania The first Binational Great Lakes Aquatic Invasive Species Forum was held on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, in Erie, Pennsylvania. The Forum was hosted by the Great Lakes Commission, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, and other partners. Information on the Forum is provided below.

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