News Stories

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Five-Star Restoration Matching Grant Program

Published: 2011-12-20
Deadline for submission is February 15, 2012.

East Chicago dredging to begin next summer

Published: 2011-12-20
Updated: 2012-01-03
Delayed dredging of the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal is scheduled to begin next summer.

Green buffers decrease bird traffic at beaches

Published: 2011-12-20
Tall dune grasses and shrubs keep bird from moving freely between open areas.

News on waterway shipping decline provides more platform for Asian carp debate

Published: 2011-12-20
Federal Report showing decline in waterway cargo traffic provides boosts for those who support installing barriers to keep out invasive species such as the Asian carp.

Office of the Great Lakes E-Newsletter

Published: 2011-12-20
Patrick Birkholz, director, talk about what readers can expect in e-newsletter.

2011 Areas of Concern Conference Proceedings Available

Published: 2011-12-20
The 2011 U.S. Areas of Concern Program Annual Meeting: Celebrating Progress; Confronting Challenges; Moving Forward! , will be held Oct. 13-14, 2011 in Detroit, Mich.

2012 Great Lakes Commission-Sea Grant Fellowship Seeking Candidates

Published: 2011-12-13
The Fellow will contribute to and benefit from research coordination and policy analysis activities and will be housed in Ann Arbor, MI.

Press Release: Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Mayors Green the Urban Landscape Local action drives nearshore protection across the Basin

Published: 2011-12-06
Mayors commit to actions that will protect and restore the largest body of surface freshwater in the world by greening the urban landscape within their cities.

Press Release: Sea Grant and AVMA join forces to raise awareness on medicine disposal

Published: 2011-12-01
National Sea Grant College Program and the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) have forged a formal partnership to raise awareness about the need for proper storage and disposal of unused medicines.

Press Release: Assessment on Michigan’s water use program released for public comment

Published: 2011-12-01
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality’s Office of the Great Lakes has released a report which assesses Michigan’s progress in meeting its obligations under the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact.

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Love Lake Michigan

2015-03-20
The Lake Michigan Forum has launched a public awareness campaign called Love Lake Michigan.

Call for Abstracts and Poster Presentations

2013-04-26
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

2012-12-12
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

2012-12-12
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

2012-09-18
Army Corps releases Focus Area 2 Aquatic Pathways Summary Report, solicits public comment