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GLIN==> Binational conference on Lake St. Clair - March 19-20, 2008

Title: Binational conference on Lake St. Clair - March 19-20, 2008

~ Conference Announcement ~

4th Binational Lake St. Clair Conference:

Implementing Restoration and Protection Efforts for the Heart of the Great Lakes

March 19-20, 2008
MacRay Harbor
Harrison Township, Michigan

Conference Website: www.glc.org/stclair/conf2008

Conference Overview
Please join us on March 19-20 for the 4th binational conference for Lake St. Clair!  The focus of this year's conference is implementing restoration and protection efforts for Lake St. Clair.  The program will include plenary presentations on the status of major initiatives in the watershed, and smaller breakout sessions to focus on specific restoration and protection programs. The breakout sessions will be organized around the following topics:

A portion of the conference has also been dedicated to discussing key initiatives in the U.S. and Canadian sides of the watershed. The conference will provide ample opportunity for participation and input from attendees, and reporting out from breakout sessions.

Who Should Attend
The conference is intended for resource managers, local officials, elected representatives, citizens’ organizations, business/industry representatives, local residents and the media with an interest in the Lake St. Clair watershed.

Conference Program and Registration
A conference program and registration information will be available soon at the conference website: ww.glc.org/stclair/conf2008.

Conference Sponsors
The conference is sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment Canada, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Ontario Ministry of the Environment and the Great Lakes Commission.

Questions and Comments
More information on the conference is available by contacting Matt Doss at mdoss@glc.org, 734-971-9135.