News Stories

College of Menominee Nation Sustainable Development Institute Hosts Summit

Published: 2011-08-03
A summit on climate change indicators and resiliency strategies demonstrated by the Great Lakes Tribal Nations on August 23-25, 2011 in Keshena, WI.

Midwest Soil Improvement Symposium - August 23, 2011

Published: 2011-08-03
New uses for gypsum in agriculture will be highlighted at the Midwest Soil Improvement Symposium: Research and Practical Insights into Using Gypsum to be held Aug. 23, 2011, at the University of Wisconsin Arlington Agricultural Research Station.

2011 Annual Meeting of the Great Lakes Commission

Published: 2011-08-03
The 2011 Annual Meeting of the Great Lakes Commission will be held in Detroit, Michigan, Oct. 11-12

SOLEC Accepting Nominations for Success Stories

Published: 2011-08-03
SOLEC 2011 Success Story Nominations are being accepted until August 5!

GLRI Gets Boost in Funding from EPA

Published: 2011-08-01
House of Representatives boosts Great Lakes cleanup money to 2011 levels; bill awaits final approval.

Canal Can Bring More Trouble Than Asian Carp

Published: 2011-08-01
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has identified 40 "high-risk" species that could use the canal system to invade vast swaths of the continent.

Great Lakes Fishery Commission Expands Photo Database

Published: 2011-08-01
The Great Lakes Fishery Commission (GLFC) adds user friendly photo database to its website and makes photos available to the public for noncommercial, educational purposes, free for use.

Lake Michigan Trout Not Safe To Eat

Published: 2011-07-27
Lake trout, one of the more popular fish in Lake Michigan, are a potential health risk and should not be eaten, according to a new state advisory.

Making Lake Michigan Great Education Tour in the News

Published: 2011-07-27
Janet Vail and the Making Lake Michigan Great Tour and Susie Schreiber and the Waukegan Harbor CAG get press in Gurnee paper.

State of Lake Michigan Conference

Published: 2011-07-25
Updated: 2012-12-12
The State of Lake Michigan Conference will be held September 26 - 28 at the Stardust Convention Center in the Blue Chip hotel in Michigan City, Indiana.

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Love Lake Michigan

The Lake Michigan Forum has launched a public awareness campaign called Love Lake Michigan.

Call for Abstracts and Poster Presentations

The 8th biennial State of Lake Michigan and 13th annual Great Lakes Beach Association Conference are now accepting abstracts for consideration.

Great Lakes lawmakers consider statewide bans on pavement sealants

Legislators in at least three Great Lakes states are proposing statewide bans of certain pavement sealants that have killed aquatic animals and are considered a possible health risk to humans.

Office of the Great Lakes has released the 2012 Michigan Water Conservation and Efficiency Program Review

The Office of the Great Lakes has released the 2012 Michigan Water Conservation and Efficiency Program Review, which assesses Michigan’s progress in meeting its obligations under the Great Lakes–St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact.

Focus Area 2 Aquatic Pathways Summary Report

Army Corps releases Focus Area 2 Aquatic Pathways Summary Report, solicits public comment