Great Lakes News

COMMENTARY: Waukesha request for Great Lakes water isn't out of bounds

Feb 9, 2016 8:05:50 AM
The city of Waukesha, Wis., has applied to borrow water from Lake Michigan under the Great Lakes Compact, and the application meets the compact's criteria. Rejecting the application would undercut the compact's effectiveness.

Environmental groups debate over fish farm expansion in Michigan

Feb 9, 2016 8:05:50 AM
In Michigan, some environmental groups are taking on the Department of Environmental Quality over the approved expansion of a fish farm in the northern part of the state.

Fish spawning webinar

Feb 9, 2016 8:05:50 AM
Sustain Our Great Lakes is presenting a webinar titled Lessons Learned from Fish Spawning Reef Restoration in the St. Clair-Detroit River System on March 9. This webinar will share lessons learned about adaptive management, stakeholder engagement, reef design and project monitoring.

COMMENTARY: State must invest in its new clean water plan

Feb 9, 2016 8:05:50 AM
Pennsylvania has unveiled a new strategy for cleaning up its polluted waterways, but it will take investments from leaders and a unified effort for the plan to succeed.

A peer-to-peer network offering strategies and tactics for improving lake quality.

From the academy

Lake Michigan Forum & Watershed Academy Meeting - October 28, 2015

2015-10-07
This meeting will be an opportunity to learn about the activities of these groups and future plans for public engagement and outreach in the Lake Michigan basin. Join this conversation as a participant and find out how you can plug in from your community.

Lake Michigan Water Trail Final Report and Maps

2012-01-03
Development of the 450-mile Lake Michigan Water Trail inventory now complete; maps and reports available.

Series of Workshops Focus on Building Climate Planning Capacity in Great Lakes Region

2011-09-12
Next workshop will be held in Green Bay, Wisconsin at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay on September 13, 2011.