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Michigan's Volunteer River, Stream,and Creek Cleanup Grants Available for 2012

Published: 2012-01-27
$25,000 in grants available through Michigan’s Volunteer River, Stream, and Creek Cleanup Program

NAWCA Grants announced

Published: 2012-01-24 announces competitive grants progam

NAWCA Grants announced on

Published: 2012-01-17
Funding announcement through the USFWS

Approval of West Michigan Underwater Preserve is worth the wait

Published: 2012-01-17
West Michigan Underwater Preserve would protect 150 miles of shore waters

Four beaches may be off Wisconsin 'impaired waters' list

Published: 2012-01-17
Four area Lake Michigan beaches may be off the state's proposed biennial "impaired waters" list, but phosphorus problems are causing two other bodies of water to be newly listed.

NOAA Great Lakes Habitat Restoration Funding Opportunity

Published: 2012-01-10
NOAA's Restoration Center announces a federal funding opportunity (FFO) for habitat restoration in U.S. Great Lakes Areas of Concern.

Michigan Sea Grant Recruiting for Fellowship Programs

Published: 2012-01-05
Applications are now being accepted for 2012 & 2013 fellowships. Deadlines are approaching quickly.

Sustain Our Great Lakes Accepting Applications for Stewardship Grants Program

Published: 2012-01-05
Updated: 2012-12-12
Requests for Proposals are available online and are due on February 15, 2012.

More Local Information May Mean Prevention of Many Great Lakes Beach Closures

Published: 2012-01-05
Water quality information collected by local officials may provide increased beach access.

Press Release: Army Corps accepting comments for Aquatic Nuisance Species Controls Paper, released today

Published: 2012-01-03
The "Inventory of Available Controls for Aquatic Nuisance Species of Concern - Chicago Area Waterway System" released for public comment.

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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