News Stories

Press Release: Study shows substantial economic benefits of invasives screening practices

Published: 2011-08-17
Findings demonstrate substantial returns on screening program relative to current costs of open-door policy.

Great Lakes Supplement to "Adapting to Climate Change: A Planning Guide for State Coastal Managers” now available

Published: 2011-08-15
NOAA's Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management is pleased to announce the release of a Great Lakes Supplement to “Adapting to Climate Change: A Planning Guide for State Coastal Managers.”

myBeachCast: Real-time beach data now available via smartphones

Published: 2011-08-15
GLC partners with LimnoTech and the Great Lakes states to develop smartphone application providing more options and opportunities for public access to beach advisories and other environmental information.

Investing in Nature for Economic Growth

Published: 2011-08-15
Environmental Leader featured an article co-authored by Janet Ranganathan of the World Resources Institute and Amanda DeSantis, DuPont 's Leader of Sustainability Initiatives, tracks growing awareness of natural capital in the business sector.

Alliance for the Great Lakes Calls for Action on Contaminant Threat

Published: 2011-08-10
Press release examining health risks for those who rely on Great Lakes for drinking water and preventive measures to be considered.

Michigan Clean Marina Program Open House

Published: 2011-08-10
The Michigan Clean Marina Program Open House is set for Thursday, Aug. 18 at the Irish Boat Shop in Charlevoix, Michigan.

Beach Clean-Ups - September 17

Published: 2011-08-10
Updated: 2012-12-12
Coast-wide event needs volunteers to participate in beach clean-ups.

Maritime Administration Sends Marine Highways Report to Congress

Published: 2011-08-10
On April 6, the United States Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Maritime Administration (MARAD) released America’s Marine Highway Report to Congress, summarizing the first year of progress toward developing the nation’s marine highway system.

GLOS Launches New Website

Published: 2011-08-08
Press Release from GLOS announcing new website launch, offers users improved access to data, tools and information.

Wisconsin Coastal Management Program Grants Available

Published: 2011-08-08
The Wisconsin Coastal Management Program (WCMP) is seeking proposals to enhance, preserve, protect and restore resources within the state's coastal zone - all counties adjacent to Lakes Superior and Michigan, with their nearly 1000 miles of shoreline.

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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