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Published: 2011-11-28 is the new home for up-to-date information on ACRCC actions to protect the Great Lakes from bighead carp and silver carp.

NEW Wilderness Alliance

Published: 2011-11-28
The NEW Wilderness Alliance, started in June 2010, is a regional collaborative approach to optimizing the quality of life for all people, the environment, and the economy in Northeastern Wisconsin.

Press Release: Case Closed: Mystery Trash Washups on West Michigan Beaches Solved

Published: 2011-11-28
It’s been a long time coming, but the suspected source of two massive mystery trash washups along west Michigan beaches in 2008 and 2010 has been identified.

Press Release: Wisconsin Has 17 Certified Clean Marinas, Promising Stronger Businesses and Cleaner Waters in 2012

Published: 2011-11-21
Fall snowstorms and the ice that will soon creep across waterways have closed out the 2011 Wisconsin recreational boating season. The season also closed out with 17 certified clean marinas.

Press Release: New research shows relatively few bird and bat deaths from wind turbines

Published: 2011-11-21
Mortality rates for birds flying into the turbines of Great Lakes wind farms vary, but are generally low, according to a recently completed analysis of wind energy impacts on birds, bats, fisheries and wildlife.

Press Release: New Website Launched for Great Lakes Shipping Industry

Published: 2011-11-15
Members of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway shipping industry launched new web resource at

Online Workshop on Great Lakes Climate Change Science and Education

Published: 2011-11-15
NSF-funded Great Lakes Climate Change Science and Education Systemic Network (GLCCSESN) host workshop running November 7 - 25, 2011

Press Release: New research explores true cost of water in the Great Lakes basin, how pricing can be used as incentive to conserve

Published: 2011-11-15
Cost to deliver water is "creeping up" and should be shown on bills.

Tierney (NY) and Bennett (IN) to lead GLC 2011-2012

Published: 2011-11-15
James Tierney re-elected chair of GLC and Kari Bennett re-eleced vice chair of GLC at 2011 Annual Meeting Oct. 11-12 in Detroit, MI


Published: 2011-11-15
The National Recreation and Park Association has awarded Michigan with its Gold Medal for the top state park system in the nation

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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