Friday, February 27, 2015

GLMRIS - Brandon Road Scoping Comments Now Available

<> GLMRIS - Brandon Road Scoping Comments Now Available -  A public comment period on the proposed GLMRIS - Brandon Road effort to control Asian Carp ran from November 17, 2014 through January 30, 2015 

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Great Lakes Day 2015 Begins!

<> Great Lakes Day 2015 Begins! - Great Lakes advocates are in Washington, DC over the next two days to urge members of congress to restore funding to critical programs, like the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, the Regional Conservation Partnership Program, and the Clean Water State Revolving Fund. 

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

GRCA officials eager to get going on Great Lakes protection efforts

<> GRCA officials eager to get going on Great Lakes protection efforts - The Ontario government wants to ensure the water of the Great Lakes is drinkable, swimmable and fishable for future generations -- The proposed Great Lakes Protection Act is designed to help fight climate change, reduce harmful algal blooms, and protect wetlands and other coastal areas.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

2015 Great Lakes Regional Priorities

<> 2015 Great Lakes Regional Priorities - This document outlines the near-term priorities for the Great Lakes as identified by an alliance that includes the Great Lakes Commission, the mayors of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative, the Healing Our Waters® – Great Lakes Coalition, the Great Lakes Fishery Commission, the Chippewa Ottawa Resource Authority, the Council of Great Lakes Industries and the Great Lakes Metro Chambers Coalition.

Monday, February 23, 2015

Great Lakes freezing fast

<> Great Lakes freezing fast - The Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory is reporting that 85.4 percent of the Great Lakes are covered in ice and coverage will continue to increase if current weather conditions persist

Friday, February 20, 2015

Lake Superior Binational Forum to close in March

<> Lake Superior Binational Forum to close in March - The Lake Superior Binational Forum will shut down operations at the end of March because of funding cuts by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Environment Canada stopped funding the forum in 2011 -- forum's American coordinator hopes the program can be reborn as a charitable organization called Friends of Lake Superior.

  • Lake Superior Binational Forum funding to end - The Forum has been an active outreach and diverse stakeholder group that's been working basin wide since its founding in 1991.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Register Now: Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative Annual Meeting & Conference

<> Register Now: Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative Annual Meeting & Conference - The 2015 edition of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative Annual Meeting and Conference will take place June 17-19, 2015 and will be hosted by the City of Sarnia and the County of Lambton, Ontario.