Great Lakes News

GLIN October Site of the Month

Oct 1, 2014 8:05:50 AM
The GLIN October Site of the Month is the newly redesigned Council of Great Lakes Governors website. The Council of Great Lakes Governors is a non-partisan partnership of governors from the eight Great Lakes States. For more than 30 years, the Council's mission has been to encourage and facilitate environmentally responsible economic growth. Check out their new site today!

St. Clair River sewage spills a continuing problem

Oct 1, 2014 8:05:50 AM
The City of Sarnia has spent millions of dollars to prevent raw sewage from spilling into the St. Clair River, but it still remains a problem for some downriver communities, especially after a heavy rain.

Researcher warns of looming �catastrophe' for St. Lawrence belugas

Oct 1, 2014 8:05:50 AM
A researcher monitoring belugas in the St. Lawrence estuary is warning of a looming "catastrophe" after another difficult calving season for the endangered whale.

Rep. Matt Lundy proposes plan to promote Lake Erie shoreline

Oct 1, 2014 8:05:50 AM
Apart from creating a land use plan, Lundy said Lakefront Lorain County would work to grow economic activity through restaurants, recreational, and retail opportunities near the shoreline.

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

From the academy

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.

New Great Lakes Seaway Trail Sustainable Byway Planning Webinars Preview in Niagara Falls September 16 (Press Release)

2011-09-12
Great Lakes Seaway Trail will preview its new Seaway Trail Sustainable Byway Planning Webinars on Sept 16, 2011